1903 - 1995
Virgilio Audagna was a creative artist, Virgilio Audagna, born in 1903, died in 1995. Artists Enrique Aznar, Barbara Hepworth, Tore Arvid Asplund, Rafael Aguilera, and James Clyde Archibald are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Virgilio Audagna
Virgilio Audagna was born in 1903 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1920s. 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 inspiring practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also enormously influential among artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an indispensable place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the predominant 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 growth.