Chiang Yee

1903 - 1977

Artist biography

Chiang Yee was a creative artist, Chiang Yee was born in 1903 and died in 1977. Artists Nikolai Pavlovich Aleshin, Walter Bruderer, Arnaldo Annoni, James Clyde Archibald, and Eugene J. Ancelot are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Chiang Yee

Born in 1903, Chiang Yee was largely inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also extremely influential amid artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread on a global scale.

Chiang Yee

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