Henry Auburtin

1909

Artist biography

Henry Auburtin is seen as an established artist, Henry Auburtin was born in 1909. Artists like Estellyn Allday Achning, Antonio Corpora, Georges Maurice Cloud, Eric Aldwinckle, and Helen E. Arter were also born in 1909.

Further Biographical Context for Henry Auburtin

Henry Auburtin was born in 1909 and was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also particularly influential among artists and their communities. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital 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 internationally.

Henry Auburtin

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