1899 - 1985
Walter Cordes was an artist, Walter Cordes was born in 1899 and died in 1985. Artists Nikolai Petrovich Agapoff, Ramon De Campmany, Fritz Glarner, Guglielmo Beraglia, and Hermann Wilhelm Brellochs are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Walter Cordes
Born in 1899, Walter Cordes was largely influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and groups of artists across the world evolved many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In Italy, artists like Boccioni, Severini and Balla were looking to capture the speed and dynamism of the machine age, in a movement called Futurism.