1912 - 2002
Chen Jiu was a visual artist, Chen Jiu, born in 1912, died in 2002. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Maria Biljan'Bilger-Perz, Aldo Cerdonio, José Baqué Ximénez, William Peter Blanc, and Pjotr Petrówitsch Beloússow.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Jiu
Born in 1912, Chen Jiu was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. During 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 characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.