1908 - 1994
Zoma Baitler was an artist, Born in 1908, Zoma Baitler passed away in 1994. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Juan Antonio De Acha, Clyde Singer, Ermanno Boller, Bao Yibo, and Rudolf Bunk.
Further Biographical Context for Zoma Baitler
Zoma Baitler was born in 1908 and was predominantly influenced by the 1920s growing up. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in politics. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also tremendously influential among artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a central idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread internationally.