Samuel Marcus Adler
1898 - 1979
Samuel Marcus Adler was an artist, Born in 1898, Samuel Marcus Adler passed away in 1979. Artists like Agenor Asteriadis, Luigi Amato, Germaine Anciaux-Elström, Calder Alexander, and Geer Van Velde were also born in 1898.
Further Biographical Context for Samuel Marcus Adler
Born in 1898, Samuel Marcus Adler's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring different ways of expressing their ideas. After the First World War, artists began to explore psychological applications of art in response to the horrors they had witnessed. Dadaism, an absurdist movement influenced directly by the events of the war, spread to many countries across Europe and established the careers of well known artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. The movement of Surrealism, inspired by ideas concerning psychology and the subconscious which were first developed by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, was developed from the ideas posed by Dada.