Armando Salas Portugal

1916 · Mexico

Artist biography

Armando Salas Portugal is seen as an established artist, who originates from Mexico, like other celebrated artists such as Milena Muzquiz, Julieta Gil, Don Shoemaker, Armando Salas Portugal, and Jesus Romero Herrera. Armando Salas Portugal was born in 1916.

Armando Salas Portugal's Gallery representation

Armando Salas Portugal is represented and exhibited by Freijo Gallery in Madrid, Spain.

Further Biographical Context for Armando Salas Portugal

Armando Salas Portugal was born in 1916 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict 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 required 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 primary list of two hundred and fifty irreplaceable 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.

Armando Salas Portugal

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