CAFA ART INFO is an artistic organization, closely related to the Central Academy of Fine Arts, which aims to promote domestic artists and communications on an international level.
CAFA ART INFO hopes to provide a platform where artists as well as art lovers can enjoy and appreciate contemporary art.

Shao Yiyang
The Chinese Academy and Modern Art: 1980-1990s (Part I)

The Chinese Academy and Modern Art: 1980-1990s (Part I)

Chinese Academicism does not share the long and strict doctrine of the French academy before 19th century. It was intermittently broken up by wars and revolutions. Western-style painting became a required part of China's national education curriculum in 1902.
Why Realism? From Social Realism to Neo-Realism in Modern Chinese Art (Part II)

Why Realism? From Social Realism to Neo-Realism in Modern Chinese Art (Part II)

Pop art, which presented subjects in realist style taken from everyday life, was easier to accept in Chinese society and easier for Chinese artists to adapt in their own modern art experiments.
Why Realism? From Social Realism to Neo-Realism in Modern Chinese Art (Part I)

Why Realism? From Social Realism to Neo-Realism in Modern Chinese Art (Part I)

The European art modes such as Realism, Romanticism, Modernism have always been concerned in Chinese modern art history with the issue of searching for national modernity. However, the dominant trend during the twentieth Century in China was Realism.