Artists

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Dai Baohua (1944-1996) was from Qingxian, Hebei Province. After he graduated from secondary school in 1962, Dai joined the People's Liberation Army. As a soldier, he worked as a roaming film…
Dai Ze (1922) was born in Kyoto, Japan, and returned to China in the year he was born. In 1942, he went to study art at the National Central University under Xu Beihong and others, and in 1950 he…
Deng Changyu (1941) was born in Cangzhou, Hebei Province. In 1964, he graduated from the Southwestern Normal University, and was assigned to the Yibin Cultural Palace. During the Cultural Revolution…
Deng Guoyuan (1938) is from Guangdong. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1958, and while in the Navy, he engaged in artistic work. He became vice-manager of the Guangzhou Municipal…
Deng Kaixu (1940-2020) was born in Qufu, Shandong Province. He has been engaged in Chinese and Western painting for more than 40 years and is a famous Chinese character and landscape painter. His…
Deng Ke (1936) is from Shanghai. Although having received no formal education, he joined the Tianjin People's Fine Arts Publishing House in 1955. In 1960, he joined the Tianjin Painting Academy and…
Deng Nairong (1933) hails from Dacheng, Hebei Province. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1949, where he worked in propaganda, literature and art. In 1976 he transferred to civilian life when…
Deng Shu (1929) was born in Gaoyang, Hebei Province. She started her art education in 1945, when she entered the Resist Japan University in the liberated area of North China. In 1949, she graduated…
Ding Binzeng (1927-2001) was born in Wuxing, Zhejiang Province. He was trained as a professional artist in Hangzhou before he joined the Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing House in 1952 as a…
Ding Hao (1917-2011) hailed from Wujiang, Jiangsu Province. In the 1930s, Ding designed commercial art. In the early 1950s, he taught at the Shanghai Art Training School. In 1952, he became head of…
Ding Ningyuan (1939) is from Qingzhou, Shandong Province. He graduated from the Fine Arts Department of the Shandong Art School in 1962. He is currently professor in the Arts Department of Shandong…
Ding Rongkui (1941) was born in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Shanghai Art College in 1965. Later, he worked in the Shanghai Art Design Company as a first-level artist. Ding is…
Ding Shiqian (1944) was born in Suining, Sichuan Province. He is good in Chinese painting and comic strips. He served as a Director of the Exhibition Department of the Museum of Suining, Sichuan…
Ding Yunqu was born in Jiangsu in 1933. He was admitted to the East China Branch of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (formerly Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts) in 1951. In 1952, he was transferred to…
Dong Chensheng was born in Fengrun, Hebei Province, in 1929. When he was a teenager, he helped his father draw statues of gods and Buddha. By the age of 14, he could earn a living by selling…
Dong Gang was born in Shanghai in 1928. He graduated from the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy in 1953 and in 1963, he graduated from the Oil Painting research class of the same Academy…
Dong Lianbao (1935) is from Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. In his youth he dabbled in oil painting and water colors, but after 1960 he took up blockprinting. He later became deputy head of the…
Dong Tianye (1910-1968) was born in Cixi, Zhejiang Province. He was trained in Chinese painting at a young age by Fang Tao, and once designed a stage set for the Great World Entertainment Center in…
Dong Xiaoming (1948) is from Heilongjiang Province. He studied woodcuts at the Zhejiang Art Academy. In 1969, he started designing woodcuts and illustrations for children. He excels in both genres.…
Dong Xiwen (1914-1973) was a native of Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. In 1934, he entered the National Hangzhou Arts Academy. The Academy sent him to Hanoi, Vietnam, in 1939, where he studied for six…
Dong Zhaohui (1945-2009) was from Tianjin. He created art propaganda full-time from 1963 to 1981 for the Gansu Provincial Repertory Troupe. In 1981-1982, he graduated from the Xi'an Academy of Fine…
Dong Zhengyi (1917-1989) was from Huxian, Shaanxi Province. Dong was active as a peasant painter in the 1960s. In his youth, he learned art from a teacher, engaged in temple painting and mural…
Dou Shikui (1942) was born in Qingdao, Shandong Province. After his graduation from the Qingdao Art Training School in 1960, he started working in the propaganda section of a bank. He now heads the…
Du Mingcen (1934) was born in Tianjin. He was engaged in the creation of comic strips and posters, and he was good at sketching, focusing on figurative Chinese painting; later, he engaged in the…
Du Qi (1924-1991) was born in Bo'ai, Henan Province. He graduated in 1943 from Chongqing Normal College and continued his studies in the Fine Arts Department of Central University and the Western…
Du Xianqing (1922-2013) was from Santai, Sichuan Province. In his youth, he studied music and drawing at the Southwest Art School. After his graduation, he taught art classes at middle schools. In…
Du Xiuxian (1926-2014) was a photographer. He was born in Mizhi, Shaanxi Province. Coming from a poor family, he joined the Eighth Route Army in 1944 and studied photography under Wu Yinxian. In 1954…
Du Yingqiang (1939) hails from Chenghai, Guangdong Province. In the 1950s, he studied woodblock printing, but in the 1970s he switched to Chinese painting. Du heads the Shantou Art Institute.
Du Yuxi (1937) was born in Kelan, Shanxi Province and loved drawing when he was young. After his graduation from Taiyuan Normal University in 1955, he worked in a steelworks, but continued to create…
Du Zhilian was a member of the North Bamboo Garden Brigade, Yuchan Commune, Huxian, Shaanxi Province.
Duan Weijun (1927-1992) was from Wusheng, Sichuan Province. After Ms. Duan graduated from the National Hangzhou Art School, she joined the People's Liberation Army and was sent to work in the…
Duan Xi (1946) was born in Gejiu, Yunnan Province. He became active in the 1970s, winning prizes for his "door god" (门神) images and serial cartoons.

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