1902 - 1971
Cheong Dam was a visual artist, Cheong Dam, born in 1902, died in 1971. Artists like Pinot Gallizio, Paul Willhelm Backensten, Jean Billecocq, Eduard Borregaard, and Cheng Yen-Fen were also born in 1902.
Further Biographical Context for Cheong Dam
Born in 1902, Cheong Dam was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.