Chen Yusheng is regarded as a well established artist, Chen Yusheng was born in 1925. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Frédérique Bourguet, Erich Reusch, Shirley Goldfarb, Edward Bedno, and Samuel Arnakallak.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Yusheng
Born in 1925, Chen Yusheng was largely inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.