Hans Richard Benz

1913 - 2002

Artist biography

Hans Richard Benz was an artist, Hans Richard Benz was born in 1913 and died in 2002. Artists Andrée Lucienne Boland, Bernard Goss, Feitze Petrus De Bruijn, George Lorne Holland Bouchard, and Arnaldo Badodi are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Hans Richard Benz

Hans Richard Benz was born in 1913 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence worldwide. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.