John Marks

1914 - 2006

Artist biography

John Marks was a creative visual artist. John Marks was born in 1914 and died in 2006. Artists Tage Gavik, Benoit Gilsoul, Saul Hanig, Dale Dearmond, and Georges Groth are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for John Marks

Born in 1914, John Marks was primarily influenced by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. 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 secret bid to acquire funds, the government proposed to sell off treasures 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.

John Marks

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