Clancy Cherry

1921 - 2009

Artist biography

Clancy Cherry was a visual artist, Clancy Cherry, born in 1921, died in 2009. Artists like Martin Matschinsky, Natalya Pavlona Antokolstaya, Wou-Ki Zao, Cecile Crombeke, and Vaughan Gwillim Bevan were also born in 1921.

Further Biographical Context for Clancy Cherry

Clancy Cherry was born in 1921 and was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. globally 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 needed 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, many of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Clancy Cherry

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