Fernando Callico Botella

1902 - 1968

Artist biography

Fernando Callico Botella was an artist, Fernando Callico Botella was born in 1902 and died in 1968. Artists like Carl Cristiansson, Rudolf Braband, Rafael Alberti, Robert Byrne, and Henry Charles Beck were also born in 1902.

Further Biographical Context for Fernando Callico Botella

Fernando Callico Botella was born in 1902, grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also tremendously influential among artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread on a global scale.

Fernando Callico Botella

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