1923 - 1971
Paulusikotak Alaku was a creative artist, Born in 1923, Paulusikotak Alaku passed away in 1971. Also born in 1923 and of this same generation are Gerard Altmann, Angel Alonso, Gustavo Arias Murueta, Gunter Fruhtrunk, and Geraldo De Barros.
Further Biographical Context for Paulusikotak Alaku
Paulusikotak Alaku was born in 1923 and was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between a number of 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 plan 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, many which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.