Giulio Cesetti is an established contemporary artist, Giulio Cesetti was born in 1902. Artists Laura Andreson, Chen Shoubo, Leo Boileau, Augusto Cassandro, and Vera Braun-Lengyel are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Giulio Cesetti
Born in 1902, Giulio Cesetti was largely inspired by the 1920s growing up. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also particularly influential amongst artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed 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 across the globe.