1902 - 1992
Chen Liantao was a creative artist, Chen Liantao, born in 1902, died in 1992. Artists like Helena Buchholz-Starck, Ben P. Bailey, Percy Wingfield Bullock, Charles Henry Collet Colomb, and Fred W. Brunish were also born in 1902.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Liantao
Born in 1902, Chen Liantao's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. Important artistic innovations that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be developed during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of a number of inspiring and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of reflection and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong hold as an ideology within artist groups and communities. The main focus for art at the time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.