1928 - 2012
Further Biographical Context for Franco Curatti
Born in 1928, Franco Curatti was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took 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 tumult that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the world’s population.