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Artists
Lin Gang

Lin Gang

Lin Gang was born in Ningjin, Shandong Province in 1924. He is a contemporary Chinese oil painter and a famous professor in the Department of Oil Painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. In 1999, he was awarded the Pushkin Medal by the Russian Ministry of Culture and was appointed as the Emeritus Professor...
Song Yuanwen

Song Yuanwen

Mr. Song Yuanwen regards the people as his supporting parents, thus he takes his own artistic creation as a feedback to the people. This artistic spirit always dominates his artistic practice. From the 1980s to his later years, his art was solid and broad, and he used a combination of realism and symbolism to refine...
Li Hu

Li Hu

Li Hu is a renowned painter in China as well as an art educator who has made great contributions to the field of art education in China. He taught the basics course in drawing at the Department of Chinese Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts and he served as the Director for the Subject of...
Art in Permanent Present Continuous Tense: An Interview with Prof. Jin Rilong

Art in Permanent Present Continuous Tense: An Interview with Prof. Jin Rilong

The life of Prof. Jin Rilong is occupied with figurative art, abstract/conceptual art and video/installation art: from a young prizewinner to a CAFA student, then from a South Korean university PhD holder to a prestigious Chinese professor. His career tells of not only a learner’s consistent toil in new styles and material but also an...
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...