Cai Yuncheng

1929 - 2009

Artist biography

Cai Yuncheng was a visual artist, Cai Yuncheng was born in 1929 and died in 2009. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Oldenburg, Guido Antoni, Anna Coccoli, Augustin Chevalier, and Jean Bouchet.

Further Biographical Context for Cai Yuncheng

Born in 1929, Cai Yuncheng was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. 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 epitomised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Cai Yuncheng