Oleg Berngart is seen as an established contemporary artist, Oleg Berngart was born in 1909. Artists like Zvi Miklos Adler, Ivor Beddoes, Bertalan Bodnar, Louis Bellon, and Benny Motzfeldt were also born in 1909.
Further Biographical Context for Oleg Berngart
Oleg Berngart was born in 1909 and was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible 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 widespread political ideology which was also particularly influential among artists and their communities. Key artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a central idea of Freudian theory. Important 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 across the globe.