Karl Bengel

1891 - 1961

Artist biography

Karl Bengel was an artist, Karl Bengel was born in 1891 and died in 1961. Also born in 1891 and of this same generation are Asger Emerson Bremer, Gideon Börje, Dorothy Geraldine Baugh, Alberto Savinio, and Ilmari Aalto.

Further Biographical Context for Karl Bengel

Karl Bengel was born in 1891 and was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the dynamic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations took hold with artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring different methods of communicating their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis delved into this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were grew.