Chen Chih-Hwa is seen as an established contemporary artist, Chen Chih-Hwa was born in 1914. Artists Theodore Brauner, Anny Boxler, Max Biedermann, Paul Akkuardjuk, and Norman Blamey are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Chih-Hwa
Chen Chih-Hwa was born in 1914 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.