Cândida Cunha


Artist biography

Cândida Cunha is seen as an established contemporary artist, Cândida Cunha was born in 1927. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are René Artozoul, Rodolfo E. Ayoroa, Louis-René Berge, Al Hansen, and John Benson.

Further Biographical Context for Cândida Cunha

Cândida Cunha was born in 1927 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s growing up. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era assumed a sinister turn with the dawn of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would conclude in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social tumult that preoccupied not only artists, but great swathes of the global population.