Chen Zufan

1926 - 2006

Artist biography

Chen Zufan was an artist, Chen Zufan was born in 1926 and died in 2006. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Soren Andersen, Thomas Scharman Buechner, James Elliott Bama, Pär Andersson, and Ezio Barni.

Further Biographical Context for Chen Zufan

Born in 1926, Chen Zufan's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. 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 dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. 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 exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.