Edmond Ades


Artist biography

Edmond Ades is an established contemporary visual artist, Edmond Ades was born in 1916. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ben Aalbers, Pablo Palazuelo, Carlo Zinelli, Armando Salas Portugal, and Thore Heramb.

Further Biographical Context for Edmond Ades

Born in 1916, Edmond Ades' creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took a sinister turn with the advent of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would culminate in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social uproar that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the world’s population.