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Fan Di’an: Preface for the “Echo of Civilization” series III: “Portraits of the Times”

Fan Di’an: Preface for the “Echo of Civilization” series III: “Portraits of the Times”

In the long history of art development for each nation, the portrait is an important category in art creation, which is not only a visual communication that captures the shape and spirit of the figure, depicting the figure’s character, and performing the spiritual features of the figure, it also becomes a visual...
Jiang Jie: It is Important for Contemporary Sculpture to Communicate Ideas

Jiang Jie: It is Important for Contemporary Sculpture to Communicate Ideas

During the exhibition, CAFA ART INFO interviewed Prof. Jiang Jie from the Department of Sculpture of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, who started from the concept of the work, the relationship between contemporary sculpture and traditional sculpture, the difference between sketching and creation...
Ma Gang: “It is a Novel Hidden in a Portrait”

Ma Gang: “It is a Novel Hidden in a Portrait”

Ma Gang, Director of the Thematic Arts Creation and Research Center in China and an artist, who shared his experience of leading a team to Xinjiang to draw a portrait of a model worker and the thoughts on the issues of portraits and thematic creation, when he was interviewed by CAFA ART INFO, he elaborated...
Jin Shangyi: Drawing Portraits for Chinese People

Jin Shangyi: Drawing Portraits for Chinese People

The basic problem determines the artistic level. He has been painting for decades, which has always been to lay the foundation for oil painting. Until now, he is still studying the basic problems of modeling, color, thickness, abstract beauty and hue. If he is asked what he has achieved, he thinks he has taken over...
Yu Hong: Portraits of Oil Painting Require to be Gazed at, In Addition to an External Form

Yu Hong: Portraits of Oil Painting Require to be Gazed at, In Addition to an External Form

As one of the most famous female artists in China, Yu Hong, an artist who teaches at the Department of Oil Painting of CAFA, has been focusing on the observation, reflection and creation of a social life and people of the time. It features the “Red Child” at the exhibition, which uses her daughter as...
Ma Lu: Beyond the Vision – The Value of Contemporary Portrait Painting

Ma Lu: Beyond the Vision – The Value of Contemporary Portrait Painting

In Ma Lu’s view, the style of portrait is a comprehensive concept, and of a specific figure, and also contains some hidden things that can’t be seen in the painting, such as the understanding of the human object, cultural accomplishment, understanding of the art situation, etc.
Sui Jianguo: Portrait of Portrait – Re-cognition of “Portrait” Initiated by “The Blind Portraits”

Sui Jianguo: Portrait of Portrait – Re-cognition of “Portrait” Initiated by “The Blind Portraits”

The sculptor Sui Jianguo’s “The Blind Portraits” series is of great significance in the sequence of his creations, proposing a concept and practice of contemporary sculpture that is different from the past. This piece is also presented as a portrait at the large-scale exhibition of “Portraits of the Times”...
Wang Yingsheng: From “University Series” to “Creating Portraits of Model Workers”

Wang Yingsheng: From “University Series” to “Creating Portraits of Model Workers”

During the period of the exhibition of “Portraits of the Times”, Wang Yingsheng was interviewed by CAFA ART INFO, and talked about the two different modes of the creation of portraits...
Thomas LaMarre: “Understanding Gilbert Simondon: Humans and Machines”

Thomas LaMarre: “Understanding Gilbert Simondon: Humans and Machines”

Thomas LaMarre teaches in East Asian Media and Communication Studies at McGill University, Canada. He was among the first to introduce Simondon to North America, gave a brilliant and systematic exposition of the core issues of Gilbert Simondon’s thought.
Yan Jia’an: “Probability Exposes the Mystery, Statistics Explain the Secret”

Yan Jia’an: “Probability Exposes the Mystery, Statistics Explain the Secret”

At the lecture, Academician Yan Jia’an used 14 cases from daily life to show how probability exposes the mystery, how statistics explain the secret. At the same time, he talked about his understanding of science and art.
Ma Lu: Do Artists Need to Have Their Own Artistic Theme?

Ma Lu: Do Artists Need to Have Their Own Artistic Theme?

Prof. Ma Lu from CAFA, doctoral supervisor, Dean of the School of Plastic Arts and Director of the Department of Oil Painting, CAFA, elaborated on his own academic understanding and practical experiences in art, in addition to having an in-depth communication with doctoral candidates and other students present at the lecture.
Arne De Boever: “Automatic Art, Automated Trading”

Arne De Boever: “Automatic Art, Automated Trading”

From the cultural appearance of artificial intelligence and automated trading, Pollock’s works have inspired technological innovation, which seems to be impossible. How did abstract expressionism flow to the cultural reappearance of artificial intelligence and automated trading?