Chow Pechou

1903 - 1995

Artist biography

Chow Pechou was a visual artist, Born in 1903, Chow Pechou passed away in 1995. Artists like Sándor Ambrózy, Albert Brenet, Theo Bennes, Lóránd Antal, and Michael Baltekal-Goodman were also born in 1903.

Further Biographical Context for Chow Pechou

Born in 1903, Chow Pechou was primarily inspired by the 1920s growing up. Key artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. During this period the careers of many inspiring and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were taking place worldwide, and Marxism took a strong hold as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. The main focus for art during this time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.