Armand Vaillancourt

1929 · Canada

Artist biography

Armand Vaillancourt is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Canada. Armand Vaillancourt was born in 1929. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Audrey Capel Doray, Greg Curnoe, Alex Colville and Jean-Paul Riopelle.

Armand Vaillancourt's Gallery representation

Armand Vaillancourt is represented and exhibited by Arsenal Contemporary | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Armand Vaillancourt

Armand Vaillancourt was born in 1929 and was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government needed urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret strategy to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary list of two hundred and fifty rare 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.

Armand Vaillancourt

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