1909 - 1993
Christos Capralos was a visual artist, Born in 1909, Christos Capralos passed away in 1993. Artists Friedrich Berzeviczy-Pallavicini, Franco Gentilini, Odette Blonde-Mayoux, Harold Haydon, and Gerd Balzer are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Christos Capralos
Christos Capralos was born in 1909, grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. Key artistic innovations that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be developed during the 1920s and 1930s. During this period the careers of a number of inspiring and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of reflection and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology within artist groups and communities. The primary focus for art during this time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.