Gabriele Cena

1907 - 1993

Artist biography

Gabriele Cena was a creative visual artist, Gabriele Cena was born in 1907 and died in 1993. Also born in 1907 and of this same generation are Ernest Chanonat, Emery Blagdon, Hugo Baruch, António Amadeu Conceição Cruz, and Aljo Beran.

Further Biographical Context for Gabriele Cena

Born in 1907, Gabriele Cena was largely influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant 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 a vital place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.