1906 - 1995
Chen Feng was a creative artist, Born in 1906, Chen Feng passed away in 1995. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Melchor Aracil Gallego, Artur Braun, Bruno Aschieri, Janusz Bułhak, and Janko Brašić.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Feng
Chen Feng was born in 1906 and was predominantly influenced by the 1920s growing up. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential among artists and their communities. Key artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential 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 across the globe.