1911 - 1995
Alvaro Cartei was an artist, Alvaro Cartei was born in 1911 and died in 1995. Also born in 1911 and of this same generation are Arnold Alas, Leonard Boden, James Akavak, Jean-Marie Baumel, and Charles Edwin Andrew.
Further Biographical Context for Alvaro Cartei
Alvaro Cartei was born in 1911 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.