Ceng Jingchong

1933

Artist biography

Ceng Jingchong is a contemporary artist considered well established, Ceng Jingchong was born in 1933. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Margaret Brown, Melvin Sokolsky, William Harry Ahrendt, Terence Baldelli, and Rosetta Acerbi.

Further Biographical Context for Ceng Jingchong

Ceng Jingchong was born in 1933 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1950s. It can be said that the 1950s were dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised dramatic brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal techniques of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strictures nature of the Soviet bloc. Key artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, but necessary reassessment of this period has highlighted the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Ceng Jingchong

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