Chen Zuohuang is an established contemporary artist, Chen Zuohuang was born in 1918. Also born in 1918 and of this same generation are Asmund Arle, Irene Hilde Aronson, Christer Strömholm, Arnold Newman, and Gunther Blaas.
Further Biographical Context for Chen Zuohuang
Born in 1918, Chen Zuohuang was largely inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.