Otto Basner is regarded as a well established artist, Otto Basner was born in 1913. Artists like Conrad Marca-Relli, Grace Ahlborg, Wilhelm Assheim, John H. Fleming Beath, and Ippolito Umberto Biraghi were also born in 1913.
Further Biographical Context for Otto Basner
Born in 1913, Otto Basner was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took a sinister turn with the beginning of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would culminate in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social furore that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the world’s population.