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Born in Shanxi Province, P. R. China, Mr. Kui Yao graduated from the Central Academy of Arts and Design in Beijing in 1962, majoring in murals- Two years later, he was commissioned to design and create for the Exhibition Hall in Guilin City a large-scale mural of mosaic porcelain entitled Song of Guilin Mountains and Rivers. In 1979, Mr. Yao was invited to join the prestigious Association of the Chinese Artists.

Long before the European Romantics discovered the spiritual qualities of high and far-off mountaintops, great artist-monks wandered Chinese peaks and valleys in search of new material and spiritual perspectives. In the tradition of these slightly eccentric, gifted, adventurous and observant artists, Yao Kui also sought a new vantage point. But instead of climbing . ........ More >>

 The Art of Yao Kui    EXHIBITION 1980-2004

Journey To Tibet | The South East Region | Impressions of Taihang | The Canals |

The Sound of Suzhou | Impressions of Taihang | Beautiful Yun Nan | Spring in BeiJing | Oversea Inspiration | Misty Sichuan | Road to Xin Jiang | The South Region | River Li Jian | By Lake Xian yang | Northeast Region | The Yellow River |

Cultural Heritage Prize in Taipei in the same year. His works have been on display and collected in art galleries and art shows in many parts of the world, including Japan, the United States, England, Denmark. Canada, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. In 2000, his new album. Yao Kui's New Paintings Abroad^ was published. He moved to Vancouver in 2002 and was elected to be a member of the board of directors of the ..........more >> 
    Lee ManFong   1913 - 1988      Chen WenHsi    1906 - 1991
b. 1913, Guangdong, China–d. 1988, Jakarta, Indonesia) was a prominent artist based in Indonesia and Singapore. Primarily working with oil paintings, Lee was associated with the Nanyang style, which blends Chinese techniques and subjects with Western composition styles and mediums. He was born in Baigong in Guangdong province, and had his early education at Chen Li Primary School and St. Joseph Middle School. After graduation from secondary school, Chen Wen Hsi decided to study full-time in fine art at the Shanghai College of Art in 1928, despite his uncle's objection. Unhappy with the college, Chen transferred to the Xinhua College of Art in Shanghai,
Gao Jian-Fu    Chen Shu-Ren
Gao Jianfu began studying with a prominent local artist, Ju Lian, in Keshan, Guangdong at the age of fourteen. He learned under his master's tutelage to paint flowers, plants, and .....   Chen Shu-Ren, whose original name was Shao, alias Nianhua-weixiaozi, Dean-laoren and Ershan-shanqiao, was born at Mingjing Village of Panyu District in the Guangdong Province. At the  
Qi Bai-shi   1863-1957   huang binhong    1864-1955
Since 1918 he resided in Beijing ( 北 京) and lived by his painting and calligraphy. Most of the subjects he painted were flowers, birds, insects and fish. In 1928 he began to sign his name on the paintings as 白石 ( Bai-shi means literally "White Stone," which implies "Snow Mountains"). He said, at one time, "I learned finger-painting in my youth; landscape painting after 30; and specialized in flowers, insects and birds after 40." After that     Huang Binhong was born in Zhejiang Province, the grandson of the well regarded artist Huang Fengliu. Huang studied painting and then spent many years editing literary and art journals in Shanghai. Huang Binhong taught painting at fine arts colleges in Shanghai and Beijng until he moved to Hangzhou in 1948 where he taught at the West Lake Art College.
Pan Yu-Liang   1895-1977   Zhang Daqian  1899-1983
Pan Yuliang's complicated life gets more plentiful after her participation in art, with her defying and fending characteristics and through movies and teleplays, the world could rediscover her talent and her art. In 2006 spring, her solo exhibition "Pan Yuliang - the painting soul" was held in Na­tional Museum of History and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, through 120 paintings, her life and her art were clearly displayed, and the Pan Yu-liang fever is on the rise.        Zhang Daqian, original name Zhang Yuan (張爰) and pseudonym Daqian, was one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the twentieth century. He is also regarded by many art experts as one of the most gifted master forgers of the twentieth century. He excelled at all types of paintings, and is especially famous for his landscape, as well as lotus paintings.         
 Long Chin-San   1892-1995   Liu Kui-Ling  1885-1968
Mr. Chin-San Long, he was born Zhejiang Province in 1892 and passed away in 1995 at the age of 104. He devoted himself in the art of photography for more than 90 years. He made a profound commitment to the art of photography and lived almost every single minute with camera in hand.  Followed with his teacher Gin-Lan Lee, who was specialized in photography, during his youth, Long began to find interest in photograph......... Liu Kuiling was born in the suburbs of Tianjin. His proximity to the countryside enabled him to observe animals and insects closely. He specialized in painting animals. His flowers and rocks were done in the boneless method without outlines. He was skillful with meticulous details. ..... 
Chao Shao-Ang   Guan Shan Yue
Chao Shao-Ang is a native of Guangzhou, Guangdong. He founded the Lingnan Art Studio in Guangzhou. In 1937 he served as the head of the Department of Chinese Painting at the Guangzhou Municipal College of .......... Guan Shanyue (1912, Yangjiang, Guangdong Province) graduated from Guangzhou Municipal Teachers Training College in 1933. His early work consisted of sketches made in Southwestern and ..................
James Tan   Lingnan School of Painting
In his years of study with established masters of the Lingnan school and more than fifteen more years of teaching other aspiring artists, James Tan has now emerged as a leader of the next generation of Lingnan brush ......... So spectacularly successful had been Japan's modernization in the Meiji period that the Japanese were convinced that they had found the solution to the problem of how to adapt Western culture to East Asia, and t .......





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