1918 - 1970
Enrique Castelo was a creative visual artist, Enrique Castelo was born in 1918 and died in 1970. Artists Cornell Capa, Lucília De Brito, Bruce Bomberger, Olexiy Artamonov, and Edgardo Corbelli are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Enrique Castelo
Born in 1918, Enrique Castelo was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era assumed a sinister turn with the beginning of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would conclude in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social uproar that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the global population.