1902 - 1969
Kurt Busch was an artist, Born in 1902, Kurt Busch passed away in 1969. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Eleanore Kaufmann Johnson Driskell, Velma Adams, Carlo Bompiani, Hans Antlitz, and Eduard Braun.
Further Biographical Context for Kurt Busch
Born in 1902, Kurt Busch's creative work was primarily inspired 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 inspiring practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in the political world. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also extremely influential among artists and their communities. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a fundamental idea of Freudian theory. Notable 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 worldwide.