Choon Kiu Chia

1917

Artist biography

Choon Kiu Chia is an established contemporary artist, Choon Kiu Chia was born in 1917. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Benjamin Bonjour, Bert Van Den Broeck, Emanuele Bettini, Rondal Partridge, and Nicolas Carone.

Further Biographical Context for Choon Kiu Chia

Choon Kiu Chia was born in 1917 and was largely inspired creatively 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 integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Choon Kiu Chia