1913 - 1994
Carroll Cloar was a creative visual artist, Carroll Cloar, born in 1913, died in 1994. Artists like Dino Abidine, James Belvedere, Dusan Brkić, Peter Agostini, and Karel Bleijenberg were also born in 1913.
Further Biographical Context for Carroll Cloar
Carroll Cloar was born in 1913, grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including 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 primary list of two hundred and fifty unique paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.