1906 - 1988
Chen Qiucao was an artist, Born in 1906, Chen Qiucao passed away in 1988. Artists Ellen Rosenberg Auerbach, Chen Qiucao, Samuel Besprosvanni, Boris Caragea, and Helge Bernth are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Qiucao
Chen Qiucao was born in 1906 and was primarily influenced by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to develop in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Key artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide due to its cultural significance, and developed to become the key expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.