1913 - 2005
Cao Jianlou was a creative visual artist, Cao Jianlou, born in 1913, died in 2005. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Franz Bucher, Ippolito Umberto Biraghi, William Scott, Agop Arat, and Victor Van Berckelaer.
Further Biographical Context for Cao Jianlou
Born in 1913, Cao Jianlou was predominantly 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. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.