1896 - 1931
Chen Gongxian was a creative artist, Chen Gongxian was born in 1896 and died in 1931. Artists Aurel Baesu, Romolo Roberti, Vittorio De Accornero Testa, Hervé Baillé, and Jonas Andrasunas are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Gongxian
Chen Gongxian was born in 1896, grew up during the 1900s and 1910s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an time of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives around the world, with many groups developing a variety of ways of communicating their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in many countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were developed.