1904 - 2007
Wayland Baum was an artist, Wayland Baum was born in 1904 and died in 2007. Also born in 1904 and of this same generation are Edna Leonhardt Acker, Margret Bilger, Grete Stern (Ringl), Arthur S. Allis, and Bill Brandt.
Further Biographical Context for Wayland Baum
Wayland Baum was born in 1904 and was largely inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.