1921 - 1999
Chen Bingchang was a creative artist, Born in 1921, Chen Bingchang passed away in 1999. Artists Heinz Jürgen Breyer, Josef Ii Bachlechner, Carl Buchner, Ken Buckland, and Marilyn Bendell are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Bingchang
Chen Bingchang was born in 1921 and was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government needed urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret plan to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a preliminary list of two hundred and fifty priceless paintings by the Old Masters, many which ended up in the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.