Chen Maizi


Artist biography

Chen Maizi is a contemporary artist considered well established, Chen Maizi was born in 1914. Also born in 1914 and of this same generation are Norman Blamey, Eugen Buktenica, Toti Scialoja, Josep Ballus Burguete, and Danilo Bezuglyj.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Maizi

Chen Maizi was born in 1914 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Chen Maizi