Chen Mou is a contemporary artist considered well established, Chen Mou was born in 1937. Also born in 1937 and of this same generation are Ildiko Balas De Sipek, Carlo Calvi, Eduardo Arroyo, Thomas Billhardt, and Atsushi Amenomiya.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Mou
Chen Mou was born in 1937 and was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.