Walter Birenheide

1913 - 1993

Artist biography

Walter Birenheide was a visual artist, Walter Birenheide, born in 1913, died in 1993. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Irène Bataille, Bernard Goss, Irmgard Bodenstein-Hof, George F. Ainscow, and Edoardo Alfieri.

Further Biographical Context for Walter Birenheide

Walter Birenheide was born in 1913 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.