Ronald Bladen

1918 · Canada

Artist biography

Ronald Bladen is regarded as a well established artist, who was born and brought up in Canada, like other celebrated artists such as Steve Kahn, Matthew Schofield, Michael Dumontier, David Altmejd, and Clint Enns. Ronald Bladen was born in 1918.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ronald Bladen is represented by Loretta Howard Gallery located in New York, the United States. Ronald Bladen most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Peter Freeman, Inc. in New York (04 June 2019 until 19 July 2019) with the exhibition Downtown Painting. Ronald Bladen's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Ronald Bladen: Heroic Shapes, which took place at Loretta Howard Gallery in New York, the United States (25 October 2018 - 21 December 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Ronald Bladen

Born in 1918, Ronald Bladen was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. 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 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 preliminary list of two hundred and fifty rare paintings by the Old Masters, many which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Ronald Bladen

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