Daniela Cignini

1900 - 1994

Artist biography

Daniela Cignini was a creative visual artist, Born in 1900, Daniela Cignini passed away in 1994. Also born in 1900 and of this same generation are Miklos Barna, James Stuart Carnegie Alexander, Isabelle De Bailleul, Karl Francis Bantzer, and T. Casagrande.

Further Biographical Context for Daniela Cignini

Daniela Cignini was born in 1900, grew up during the 1920s and was inspired 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 worked on during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of many influential and pioneering artists began to flourish, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were taking place worldwide, and Marxism took a strong hold as an ideology within artist groups and communities. Due to its cultural significance, Surrealism spread as an philosophy on an international scale, and became the leading theme of the pictorial arts in the 1920s. The Bauhaus movement developed during this time and concentrated on a unification of all modes of art, working towards the idea of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. The liberal politics of the Weimar Republic in Germany enabled this movement to blossom and flourish and develop further.