Antonio Bonet

1913 - 1989

Artist biography

Antonio Bonet was a creative visual artist, Antonio Bonet, born in 1913, died in 1989. Artists Sakkiasee Anaija, Ties Egge Allersma, Margit Anna, Jacob Antman, and Sid Grossman are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Antonio Bonet

Born in 1913, Antonio Bonet was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. 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 epitomised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.