Alberto Colognato

1912 - 1996

Artist biography

Alberto Colognato was a creative visual artist, Alberto Colognato was born in 1912 and died in 1996. Artists like Kresten Bloch, Mihalj Bires, Heinrich Franzewitch Brgosowski, Ambrogio Bolgiani, and Léon Arrotin were also born in 1912.

Further Biographical Context for Alberto Colognato

Alberto Colognato was born in 1912, grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.