Chinese artists

zhang zeduan

Zhang Zeduan – the painter of Qingming Shanghe Tu

Zhang Zeduan, 张择端, (1085-1145) was a renowned Chinese painter during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). He is best known for his masterpiece, the Qingming Shanghe Tu (Along the River During the Qingming Festival), which is considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Chinese art. Zhang Zeduan was born in Huaxian (now Fengyang County), Anhui province, […]

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zhang daqian

Zhang Daqian – a prominent Chinese painter of the 20th century

Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) is widely regarded as one of the most important Chinese painters of the 20th century. He was known for his exceptional technical skills, bold and innovative use of color, and ability to combine traditional Chinese painting techniques with Western art styles. Born in Neijiang, Sichuan Province, China, Zhang Daqian was born into

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wu changshuo

Wu Changshuo – the founder of modern CHinese Painting and calligraphy

Wu Changshuo (吴昌硕) was a Chinese artist, calligrapher, and seal carver, born in 1844 in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in the development of modern Chinese painting and calligraphy. Wu Changshuo’s artistic talents were evident from an early age. As a child, he was known for

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