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Zhou Lingjian (周令剑)

Zhou Lingjian (1919) hails from Pingjiang, Hunan Province. He first attended the Huazhong Paint School in Changsha and graduated from the Wuchang Art School in 1935. In 1938, he joined the Third Office of the Political Committee of the Guomindang Military Committee headed by Guo Moruo, where he produced anti-Japanese propaganda. In 1940, he joined the Caricature Propaganda Team. After Liberation, in 1949, he joined the Faculty at the Central Art Academy, where he became a professor.

Zhou excels in drawing, but he has also designed oil paintings which have been included in the collection of the Museum of the Revolution; New Year prints; postage stamps; medals; etc.

Study the battle spirit of the Red Army during the Long March, conquer nature, build up our nation, 1953

Study the battle spirit of the Red Army during the Long March, conquer nature, build up our nation, 1953

Sources:

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

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