1908 - 1996
Chow Chung-Cheng was a visual artist, Born in 1908, Chow Chung-Cheng passed away in 1996. Artists Francis Clark Brown, Florence Beresford Martin, Norman Barr, Revington Arthur, and Victor Burr are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Chow Chung-Cheng
Born in 1908, Chow Chung-Cheng's creative work 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 began the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an essential place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.