Chen Yijing

1914 - 2007

Artist biography

Chen Yijing was a visual artist, Chen Yijing was born in 1914 and died in 2007. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Necmi Riza Ayça, Charles Gordon Cutler, Kurt Ali Baumgarten, John Brynmor Bowen, and Karl Jakob Van Beekum.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Yijing

Chen Yijing was born in 1914 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s growing up. globally this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.