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Li Shinan (李世南)

Li Shinan (1940, Shanghai) is a self-taught artist who moved to Xi'an in the 1950s. In 1978, he transferred to the Xi'an Municipal Industrial Art Research Institute, where he researched traditional painting and popular art.

Li is mainly known for his watercolors, some of which have been included in national collections.


Michael Sullivan, Modern Chinese Artists - A Biographical Dictionary (Berkeley, etc: University of California Press, 2006)

Zhongguo meishuguan (ed.), 中国美术年鉴 1949-1989 (Guilin: Guangxi meishu chubanshe, 1993)

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