Chen Congcai is an established contemporary artist, Chen Congcai was born in 1911. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Rosemary Elizabeth Allan, Dorothy Frances Hilton Arms, Beonne Boronda, Ele D'Artagnan, and Ruth Buchholz.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Congcai
Born in 1911, Chen Congcai was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.