1921 - 1966
Lennart Åsling was an artist, Born in 1921, Lennart Åsling passed away in 1966. Also born in 1921 and of this same generation are Karel Appel, Henry (Hank) Zywica, Erik Kolling Andersen, José Francisco Aguirre, and Norman Bluhm.
Further Biographical Context for Lennart Åsling
Born in 1921, Lennart Åsling grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took a sinister turn with the advent of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would conclude in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social uproar that preoccupied not only artists, but great swathes of the global population.