1911 - 1980
Huldreich Altorf was a visual artist, Huldreich Altorf, born in 1911, died in 1980. Artists like Sonja Ferlov Mancoba, Cappy Amundsen, Huldreich Altorf, Kurts Fridrihsons, and Cedric Ashton were also born in 1911.
Further Biographical Context for Huldreich Altorf
Born in 1911, Huldreich Altorf's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised 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 on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.