Giovanni Lazzarini

1923 - 2003

Artist biography

Giovanni Lazzarini was an artist. Born in 1923, Giovanni Lazzarini passed away in 2003. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Leon Goldin, Soto, Eva Kauppinen, Shirley Jaffe, and Guy Martin Beckett.

Further Biographical Context for Giovanni Lazzarini

Giovanni Lazzarini was born in 1923 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.