Yasmin Brandolini D'Adda

1929 - 2012

Artist biography

Yasmin Brandolini D'Adda was a visual artist, Yasmin Brandolini D'Adda, born in 1929, died in 2012. Artists Midge Burkons, Elisabeth Altenrichter-Dicke, Inga Brand, Denise Bernard-Kaegi, and Madeleine Grenier are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Yasmin Brandolini D'Adda

Born in 1929, Yasmin Brandolini D'Adda's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s dominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated many of these principals into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.