Danielle-Esmé Cuénod

1906 - 1996

Artist biography

Danielle-Esmé Cuénod was a creative visual artist, Danielle-Esmé Cuénod, born in 1906, died in 1996. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Hans Breker, Lena Bergner, Lawrence Anderson, Samuel Beckett, and Philip William Bawcombe.

Further Biographical Context for Danielle-Esmé Cuénod

Danielle-Esmé Cuénod was born in 1906 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many pioneering 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 prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.