Armando Cuniolo

1900 - 1955

Artist biography

Armando Cuniolo was a creative visual artist, Born in 1900, Armando Cuniolo passed away in 1955. Artists like Miguel Aguilar, Jacques Lieven Allaert, Otto Brix, Henry Speller, and Suzanne Berthet were also born in 1900.

Further Biographical Context for Armando Cuniolo

Armando Cuniolo was born in 1900 and was predominantly influenced creatively 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 pictorial 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 predominant political ideology which was also extremely influential amongst artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew 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 worldwide.