1893 - 2010
Gu Zhutong was a creative visual artist. Gu Zhutong was born in 1893 and died in 2010. Also born in 1893 and of this same generation are Silvije Čiko Bonači, Ramón Estalella, Stella Johnson Edel, Kay Fisker, and Thomas Bayley.
Further Biographical Context for Gu Zhutong
Gu Zhutong was born in 1893 and grew up during the 1900s and 1910s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an time of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations took hold with artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups exploring different methods of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in many countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis delved into this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were grew.