1913 · Norway
William Knutzen is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Norway, like other famous artists such as Einar Sigstad, Randi Strand, Jan Georg Digerud(Janus), Håvard Vikhagen, and Jarle Våtvik. William Knutzen was born in 1913.
Further Biographical Context for William Knutzen
Born in 1913, William Knutzen's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and characterised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.