Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva

1908 · Portugal

Artist biography

Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva is an established artist, who originates from Portugal, like other celebrated artists such as Susana Mendes Silva, Joel Santos, André Sier, Luis Paulo Costa, and André Romão. Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva was born in 1908.


Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva's work has most recently been exhibited at Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger | Marais in Paris (19 September 2019 until 15 November 2019) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva's work has also been exhibited during the MOI, NON-MOI exhibition at Galerija VARTAI in Vilnius, Lithuania (05 June 2018 - 27 July 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva

Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva was born in 1908 and was predominantly inspired creatively 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 these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also particularly influential among artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an essential place surrounding notions in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the key expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for tremendous creative developments.

Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva

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