Robert Atwood Beaver

1906 - 1975

Artist biography

Robert Atwood Beaver was a visual artist, Born in 1906, Robert Atwood Beaver passed away in 1975. Artists like Rémy Avit, Louise Brann, Gerald Williamson Bywaters, David Smith, and Maud Bullen were also born in 1906.

Further Biographical Context for Robert Atwood Beaver

Robert Atwood Beaver was born in 1906 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1920s growing up. Significant artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of many influential and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology within artist groups and communities. Due to its cultural importance, Surrealism spread as an ideology on an international scale, and became the leading theme of the pictorial arts in the 1920s. The Bauhaus movement developed during this time and concentrated on a unification of all modes of art, working towards the idea of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. The liberal politics of the Weimar Republic in Germany empowered this movement to blossom and grow and develop further.

Robert Atwood Beaver