Carlo Cossio

1907 - 1964

Artist biography

Carlo Cossio was a creative artist, Carlo Cossio was born in 1907 and died in 1964. Artists like Jeanne Barraud-Pellet, Aaron Bohrod, Ivan Andréev, Bert Adams, and William John Bertram were also born in 1907.

Further Biographical Context for Carlo Cossio

Carlo Cossio was born in 1907 and was largely influenced by the 1920s. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were expressive and dynamic. Surrealism continued to develop in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Important artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide due to its cultural importance, and grew to become the integral expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.

Carlo Cossio

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