1905 - 1995
Chan Luis was a creative artist, Chan Luis was born in 1905 and died in 1995. Artists Arturo Bonfanti, Isah Ajagutaina Tukala, Jules Agard, Carmine A. Carbone, and Franco Barberis are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chan Luis
Born in 1905, Chan Luis' creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.