1907 - 2002
Gottfried Herrmann was an artist. Gottfried Herrmann was born in 1907 and died in 2002. Artists like Guo Cheng, Gottfried Herrmann, Clive Ali Chimmo Branson, Sjoerd De Vries, and David Aldrich were also born in 1907.
Further Biographical Context for Gottfried Herrmann
Born in 1907, Gottfried Herrmann was largely inspired by the 1920s growing up. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also tremendously influential among artists and their communities. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a fundamental idea of Freudian theory. Important Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread on a global scale.