Chen Su

1893 - 1981

Artist biography

Chen Su was a visual artist, Chen Su was born in 1893 and died in 1981. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are William F. Boogar, Geneviève Barrier Demnati, Charles Burchfield, Alojzy Czarnecki, and Jules Bissier.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Su

Born in 1893, Chen Su was predominantly inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and communities of artists across the globe evolved different ways of articulating these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in a number of places around the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the start of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of famous artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.