1902 - 1983
Leo Masinelli was an artist. Leo Masinelli was born in 1902 and died in 1983. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Justin Faivre, Lore Leudesdorff-Engstfeld, Suzanne Briancon-Ruetsch, Herta Jirasko, and Hitoshi Komatsu.
Further Biographical Context for Leo Masinelli
Leo Masinelli was born in 1902 and grew up during the 1920s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The key 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 radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded 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.