1928 - 2013
Mario Bianchi was an artist, Born in 1928, Mario Bianchi passed away in 2013. Artists like Manolita Alberca Garcia, Guy Bourdin, Évariste Bocchi, Joseph Ablow, and Jacques Arlaud were also born in 1928.
Further Biographical Context for Mario Bianchi
Born in 1928, Mario Bianchi was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between 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 strategy to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a primary list of two hundred and fifty rare paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.