Hyuck Lim Chun

1916 - 2010

Artist biography

Hyuck Lim Chun was a creative visual artist, Hyuck Lim Chun, born in 1916, died in 2010. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Pavel Boronkin, Davis Allen, Adolf Degiani Aldrich, Carlo Zinelli, and Pierre Claude Bressoud.

Further Biographical Context for Hyuck Lim Chun

Hyuck Lim Chun was born in 1916 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised 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 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 preliminary list of two hundred and fifty rare paintings by the Old Masters, many which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Hyuck Lim Chun

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