1906 - 1984
Chen Fucang was a creative visual artist, Chen Fucang, born in 1906, died in 1984. Artists Jean Moral, Joyce Bidder, Elettra Briante De Angelis, Lillian Abrams, and Simonee Aupaluktaq are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Fucang
Born in 1906, Chen Fucang's creative work was largely influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering 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. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an essential place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.