Aristide Caillaud

1902 - 1990

Artist biography

Aristide Caillaud was a creative visual artist, Aristide Caillaud, born in 1902, died in 1990. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Mary Nicol Neill Armour, Tatyana Sergeevna Anisimova, Amighetto Amighetti, Carlo Levi, and Ottorino Aloisio.

Further Biographical Context for Aristide Caillaud

Aristide Caillaud was born in 1902 and was primarily influenced by the 1920s. 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 the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also extremely influential amongst artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Notable 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 on a global scale.

Aristide Caillaud

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