1907 - 1998
Chang Ch'Un-Jen was a creative artist, Chang Ch'Un-Jen, born in 1907, died in 1998. Artists Robert Evans Breck, Jacques Anthoine-Legrain, Auguste Barde, Alois Beran, and Sabine Akkermann are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chang Ch'Un-Jen
Chang Ch'Un-Jen was born in 1907 and was primarily inspired by the 1920s. Important artistic innovations that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of many influential and pioneering artists began to flourish, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of reflection and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were taking place worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. Due to its cultural importance, Surrealism spread as an philosophy on an international scale, and became the leading theme of the pictorial arts in the 1920s. The Bauhaus movement developed during this time and concentrated on a unification of all modes of art, working towards the idea of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. The liberal politics of the Weimar Republic in Germany empowered this movement to blossom and grow and develop further.