1901 - 1989
Chen Dazhang was a visual artist, Chen Dazhang was born in 1901 and died in 1989. Also born in 1901 and of this same generation are Stanley William Hayter, Arie Alweil, Macena Barton, André Cefaly, and Marino Marini.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Dazhang
Born in 1901, Chen Dazhang was largely influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.