Albino Cavallito

1905 - 1966

Artist biography

Albino Cavallito was a visual artist, Albino Cavallito, born in 1905, died in 1966. Also born in 1905 and of this same generation are Fritz Andina, Theodore Baggelmann, Willi Büchli, Díaz Caneja, and Rosa Benesch-Hennig.

Further Biographical Context for Albino Cavallito

Born in 1905, Albino Cavallito was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed 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 time 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 surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.