Claude Candela

1924 - 2001

Artist biography

Claude Candela was a creative artist, Born in 1924, Claude Candela passed away in 2001. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Chillida, Ferdinand Kriwet, Francesc Bernaldo, Stanley Bleifeld, and Sabine Weiss.

Further Biographical Context for Claude Candela

Claude Candela was born in 1924 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a great influence on artistic production, with many artists taking inspiration from the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and endeavoured to use their art to influence society. Artists organized exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.

Claude Candela

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