Leslie Bruner

1890 - 1968

Artist biography

Leslie Bruner was a visual artist, Born in 1890, Leslie Bruner passed away in 1968. Artists like Samuel E. Armour, Adolf Konrad Walter Bock, Amerigo Bartoli Natinguerra, Ossip Zadkine, and Hattie K. Brunner were also born in 1890.

Further Biographical Context for Leslie Bruner

Leslie Bruner was born in 1890 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and communities of artists across the globe evolved many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. The psychological applications of art began to be further explored and developed following the terrors of the First World War. Dadaism, a nonsensical and absurdist movement inspired directly by the war, sprung up in Paris, Berlin, Zurich and Hannover, and launched the careers of artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. The essential philosophies behind Dadaism would go on to find ground in Surrealism, which was the first art movement to fully incorporate psychology and ideas about the subconscious, and took great inspiration from the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung.