1929 - 2003
Chen Yixin was a visual artist, Chen Yixin, born in 1929, died in 2003. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Franz Beer, Diana Brown, Lea Lublin, Takako Saito, and Erich Brauer.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Yixin
Chen Yixin was born in 1929, grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.