Edi Hauri

1911 - 1988

Artist biography

Edi Hauri was a creative visual artist. Edi Hauri was born in 1911 and died in 1988. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Joan Casas Devesa, Lucius Crowell, George Richard Deakins, Alessandro Fè D'Ostiani, and Leo Amino.

Further Biographical Context for Edi Hauri

Edi Hauri was born in 1911 and was largely inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including 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 proposal to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary list of two hundred and fifty irreplaceable paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Edi Hauri

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