Ida Cadorin

1925 - 2018

Artist biography

Ida Cadorin was an artist, Ida Cadorin, born in 1925, died in 2018. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Kurt Ard, Aleksandar Jeremić Cibe, Norbert Buchsbaum, Françoise Boudet, and Kurt Braun.

Further Biographical Context for Ida Cadorin

Born in 1925, Ida Cadorin was primarily influenced by the 1930s growing up. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the period. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government was in dire need of urgent funds to implement the industrialisation of the Five Year Plan. In a covert bid to acquire funds, the government proposed to sell off assets from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), which included some two hundred and fifty paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which had been deemed irreplaceable. Many of the pieces came to be owned by Andrew Mellon, via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Ida Cadorin

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