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Art Figures
Li Jin

Li Jin

Li Jin is best known for his lush and colorful depictions of sensory pleasures in contemporary China. In his banquet scenes and anecdotal vignettes, voluptuous men and women are surrounded with food in various states of undress and sexual intimacy, but appear awkwardly out of place or spiritually vacant. Often portraits are of the artist...
Wang Qingsong: From a Driller to a Professional Artist, How to Work in an Artistic Way?

Wang Qingsong: From a Driller to a Professional Artist, How to Work in an Artistic Way?

Compared with most mature artworks, the living conditions and life stories behind the art production seem to be more intriguing. Taken from the first-person perspective, CAFA ART INFO is now presenting you with our latest micro video program, “Art Walk: Behind the Scenes”.
Duan Jianwei

Duan Jianwei

Duan Jianwei was born in Xuchang, Henan province, China, in 1961, and graduated from Henan University with a bachelor’s degree in 1981. He is a teacher at the College of Fine Arts, Capital Normal University. In recent years, Duan Jianwei often traveled to the grottoes, temples and folk cultures of northern China, and has gained...
Cai Guangbin

Cai Guangbin

Born in China in 1963, Cai Guangbin graduated from the Department of Chinese Painting at China Academy of Art in 1988, he majored in figure painting. Cai is one of the major artists of contemporary Chinese ink painting, and a pioneer and practitioner of photographic ink and wash. He is currently the head and professor...
Liu Shangying

Liu Shangying

Liu Shangying is an associate professor and Deputy Director of the Department of Oil Painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. Born in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China in 1974, Liu Shangying graduated from the High School Affiliated with the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1995, and then graduated from the second studio of...
Fu Xiaotong

Fu Xiaotong

As Fu’s statement indicates, she first began to produce artworks using needles to pierce Xuan paper in 2010 during her studies as a masters’ student in the Department of Experimental Art at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Fu’s use of needles to pierce Xuan paper developed as a result of an exercise in...
Ye Qianyu

Ye Qianyu

Ye paid attention to the times and national destiny and living throughout his life, and drew these topics on paper. He gained fabulous achievements especially in comic art, Chinese painting and sketching. He was the forerunner of the modern Chinese comic. From 1927 to 1937, he was known for the comic serial entitled “Mr. Wang”....
Wang Qi

Wang Qi

Wang Qi (1918-2016) was born in Yibin County, Sichuan Province, in January 4, 1918. During the period of the War of Resistance against Japan, he worked in the third office of the Political Department under the leadership of Guo Moruo in Wuhan and Chongqing, and engaged in propaganda work on the art of the anti-Japanese...
Tian Shixin

Tian Shixin

Tian Shixin was born in Beijing in March, 1941 and he graduated from the Beijing Institute of Arts in 1964, engaged in oil painting and sculpture. He was assigned to Guizhou in 1964, and then transferred to the Department of Fine Arts at the Guizhou College of Arts. Tian was transferred to the sculpture studio...
Dai Shihe

Dai Shihe

Dai Shihe is an oil painter and a Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is currently an advisor to the Academic Committee of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. Dai Shihe has drawn countless paintings over dozens of years. He has developed a way of “freehand oil painting” with his effort, which...
Ye Nan

Ye Nan

Ye Nan’s oil paintings are impressive for the unique quality in the artistic language. All her works contain a strong sense of loneliness: either the elderly person who stands alone in the boundless land, or the woman standing upright with heavy burden, the ancient man playing a vertical flute, the man having difficulties climbing and...
Zong Qixiang

Zong Qixiang

Zong Qixiang is a representative of the Chinese painting reformists of the 20th century, and one of the first representatives of artists who have succeeded in transforming Chinese landscape painting by combining with Western painting, together with Jiang Zhaohe, Li Keran and Li Hu who are the Four New Chinese Art Reformists.