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Xu Kuang (徐匡)

Xu Kuang (1938) is from Changsha, Hunan Province. He graduated from the middle school attached to the Central Art Academy in 1958 and was labeled as a Rightist. He now serves a vice-chairman of the Chongqing branch of the Chinese Artists' Association.

Xu is known for his blockprints for which he was awarded numerous prizes. His work, often showing Tibetans and other minority peoples, is also included in the collection of the China Art Gallery.

With you in charge, I'm at ease, 1977

With you in charge, I'm at ease, 1977

Sources:

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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