1923 - 2000
Hugo Cifuentes was a creative artist, Hugo Cifuentes, born in 1923, died in 2000. Artists Marie Astoin, Endre Boszin, Andrea Bacigalupa, Carlo Caporale, and Jose Alcala Vargas are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Hugo Cifuentes
Born in 1923, Hugo Cifuentes was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated many of these principals into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.