Chen Qingchang


Artist biography

Chen Qingchang is an established contemporary visual artist, Chen Qingchang was born in 1933. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Patricia Buckley Moss, Kib Bramhall, Donald Bouws, John Borrack, and Miguel Berrocal.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Qingchang

Chen Qingchang was born in 1933 and was largely inspired by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied notions of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists concentrated on the formal properties of painting, and action painting took inspiration from the political freedom of the United States, as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this time. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.