José De Campos Contente
1907 - 1957
José De Campos Contente was a visual artist, Born in 1907, José De Campos Contente passed away in 1957. Artists Nico Benschop, Charles Henry Alston, Jean Beral, John Lawrence Bartlett, and Mecislovas Bulaka are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for José De Campos Contente
José De Campos Contente was born in 1907 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.