Gino Carrera is a contemporary artist considered well established, Gino Carrera was born in 1923. Also born in 1923 and of this same generation are Eugène Dodeigne, Thomas Braithwaite, Roger Boutens, Stanley Berenstain, and Fernand Auger.
Further Biographical Context for Gino Carrera
Born in 1923, Gino Carrera grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s dominant 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 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.