1916 - 1998
Renzo Mongiardino was a visual artist. Renzo Mongiardino was born in 1916 and died in 1998. Also born in 1916 and of this same generation are Li Zhangbai, Wolfgang Hildesheimer, Tom Bass, Helen Caudle Winslow, and Ignacio Beller.
Further Biographical Context for Renzo Mongiardino
Born in 1916, Renzo Mongiardino's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.