Chen Zhenting

1898 - 1957

Artist biography

Chen Zhenting was a creative visual artist, Chen Zhenting was born in 1898 and died in 1957. Artists like Helen Bruton, Eugène Beaudouin, Théodore Blanc, Francis A. Anderson, and Henri-Eugene Brochet were also born in 1898.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Zhenting

Born in 1898, Chen Zhenting was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous 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. Many different collectives and communities of artists across the world evolved different ways of articulating these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being further established and explored in various places across the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the turn 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.