Jogen Chaudhury is regarded as a well established artist, Jogen Chaudhury was born in 1939. Artists like Manuel Alves, George Joseph Victor Baldessin, Edith Florence Bullen, Charles Harbutt, and Suzanne Bergne were also born in 1939.
Further Biographical Context for Jogen Chaudhury
Born in 1939, Jogen Chaudhury was largely influenced by the 1950s growing up. New York City became the focus for modernism on an international scale during the Post-War period. Many artists had travelled to the city during the Second World War, fleeing in exile from Europe. This led to a substantial pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists whilst in New York, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many later decades. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this time. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revisited to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.