1904 - 1994
Chang Shuhong was an artist, Born in 1904, Chang Shuhong passed away in 1994. Artists Noguchi Isamu, Gheorghe Anghel, Ringl+Pit(Grete Stern), Rudolf Bölsche, and Jean Bazaine are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chang Shuhong
Chang Shuhong was born in 1904 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1920s growing up. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by inspiring practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also particularly influential amid artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Notable Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread worldwide.