1906 - 1975
Ludwig Chateau was a visual artist, Born in 1906, Ludwig Chateau passed away in 1975. Artists like Lena Bergner, Jeanette Macmillan Culver, Chen Wen Hsi, Paul Braig, and Edmond Boissonnet were also born in 1906.
Further Biographical Context for Ludwig Chateau
Ludwig Chateau was born in 1906 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were expressive and dynamic. Surrealism continued to develop in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Key artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide due to its cultural importance, and developed to become the key expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.