Toni Casalonga is seen as an established contemporary artist, Toni Casalonga was born in 1938. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Henri Dante Alberti, Guy Commerman, James Burpee, Erwin Wortelkamp, and Paolo Camiz.
Further Biographical Context for Toni Casalonga
Born in 1938, Toni Casalonga's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. Throughout the Second World War, many artists had made their way to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which culminated in a merging and amalgamation of talent and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many decades that followed. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.