1926 - 1983
Joan Borras was a visual artist, Born in 1926, Joan Borras passed away in 1983. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Jeana Dale Bearce, Jan Bos, Jurij Nikolaevic Anochin, Harris Barron, and Norman Appleton.
Further Biographical Context for Joan Borras
Born in 1926, Joan Borras was largely inspired 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 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 primary list of two hundred and fifty priceless paintings by the Old Masters, many which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.