1927 - 2000
Joanna Constantinidis was a creative visual artist, Joanna Constantinidis, born in 1927, died in 2000. Artists Elen Adler, Claes Bäckström, Ross Andru, Walter Bengtsson, and Françoise Bianchi are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Joanna Constantinidis
Joanna Constantinidis was born in 1927 and was primarily influenced 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 primary list of two hundred and fifty irreplaceable paintings by the Old Masters, many which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.