1909 - 1987
Emilio Ballani was a visual artist, Emilio Ballani was born in 1909 and died in 1987. Artists Walter Simpson Parke, Walter Arnold, Karin Norelius, Irène Zurkinden, and Tevfika Altinova are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Emilio Ballani
Born in 1909, Emilio Ballani was predominantly inspired by the 1920s growing up. The key 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 widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.