1918 - 1979
Antonio Bellini was an artist, Born in 1918, Antonio Bellini passed away in 1979. Also born in 1918 and of this same generation are Nicolas Adam Apgar, Antonio Bellini, Manuel Adsuara, Aixinjueluo Puzuo, and Nikolaï Arkhipov.
Further Biographical Context for Antonio Bellini
Antonio Bellini was born in 1918 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government required urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret plan to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary list of two hundred and fifty priceless paintings by the Old Masters, many of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.