Karl Otto Knaths
1891 - 1971
Karl Otto Knaths was an artist. Karl Otto Knaths was born in 1891 and died in 1971. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Hayri Cizel, Laura Gilpin, Herbert Condrus, Jacques Bergmans, and Francis Focer Brown.
Further Biographical Context for Karl Otto Knaths
Karl Otto Knaths was born in 1891 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an time of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring a variety of 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 explored 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 came to fruition.