José Benevenuto Madureira

1903 - 1976

Artist biography

José Benevenuto Madureira was a creative artist. José Benevenuto Madureira was born in 1903 and died in 1976. Artists like Sepp Kienlechner, Aubrey Fielding, Prince Régent Charles, Franklin B. Van Court (Franklin V. Brown), and Johannes Maurisz Jansen were also born in 1903.

Further Biographical Context for José Benevenuto Madureira

José Benevenuto Madureira was born in 1903 and was largely inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by inspiring 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 tremendously influential among artists and their communities. Key artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Notable 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 internationally.

José Benevenuto Madureira

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