José Alves De Oliveira
1916 - 2000
José Alves De Oliveira was a visual artist, Born in 1916, José Alves De Oliveira passed away in 2000. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Fritz Köthe, Jan Kotik, Armando Salas Portugal, Adolf Degiani Aldrich, and Fred Thieler.
Further Biographical Context for José Alves De Oliveira
José Alves De Oliveira was born in 1916 and was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - 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 irreplaceable paintings by the Old Masters, many of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.