Dik Browne

1917 - 1989

Artist biography

Dik Browne was a creative artist, Born in 1917, Dik Browne passed away in 1989. Artists like Evgeniya Petrovna Antipova, Winslow Anderson, Jacob Lawrence, Gus Arriola, and Ed Adler were also born in 1917.

Further Biographical Context for Dik Browne

Dik Browne was born in 1917 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1930s. globally 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 required urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret proposal 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.

Dik Browne

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