Artists

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Xi Lijiang (no dates or details known) is a painter from Guangdong Province.
Xia Baoyuan (1944, Shanghai) graduated from the Shanghai Art Training School in 1965. He became attached to the Shanghai Institute for Oil Painting and Plastic Arts. In 1988, he moved to the US,…
Xia Liye (1935) is from Huantai, Shandong Province. After his graduation from the Stage Design Department of the Central Drama Academy in 1961, Xia was assigned work with the Beijing Municipal Hebei…
Xia Tongguang (1909-1968) was from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. After his graduation from the Art Department of Nanjing University in 1935, he taught at various institutions. When teaching at a film…
Xiang Weiren (1947) is from Qingdao, Shandong Province. He received no formal art training. Xiang specializes in cartoons and New Year pictures. He collaborated with Jiang Baoxing and Dou Shikui.
Xiang Xianwen (1941) was from Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from the Fine Arts Department of Nanjing University of the Arts in 1964, under the tutelage of the famous painters Song Wenzhi, Ya…
Xiao Feng (1932), whose original name is Yu Hongqing (余洪庆), is from Jiangdu, Jiangsu Province. When he was eleven years old, he joined a travelling company of the Revolutionary Youth Art Group in the…
Xiao Lin (1929-1981), also known as Ma Bingduo (马秉铎), was from Baoding, Hebei Province. He graduated from the Art Department of the Northwest United University. He was part of a children's plays unit…
Xie Mulian (1918-1985) was from Yuyao, Zhejiang Province. When he was 15, he studied calendar design under his uncle, the famous designer Xie Zhiguang. From 1938 onward, he worked for various…
Xie Pengcheng (1937) hails from Changsha, Hunan Province. In 1958, he graduated from the Hunan Nr. 1 Normal College. From 1980-1981 he took a refresher course in the Oil Painting Department of the…
Xie Ruijie (1902-2000), also known as Xie Baoshu (谢宝树) was a native of Jiaowan Village, Gongyi City, Henan Province. He entered Kaifeng Teachers College in 1921 to study fine arts and music, in 1923…
Xie Zhigao (1942) was born in Shanghai. In 1961, he entered the Chinese Painting Department of the Guangzhou [Canton] Art Academy. After his graduation in 1966, he was sent to work in the Hebei…
Xie Zhiguang (1900-1976) was born in Yuyao, Zhejiang Province. After his graduation from the Shanghai Fine Art School, he worked for the Nanyang Tobacco Company. He later taught at the Shanghai…
Xin Hejiang (1941) is from Anxin, Hebei Province. After his graduation from the Art Department of the Hebei Normal College, he initially stayed in to teach there, but the transferred to the…
Xin Hongxiang (1939) was born in Yin County, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Sculpture Department of the China Academy of Art in 1963 and became an art designer at the Shanghai Fine Arts…
Xin Kejing (1934-2012), was born in Guang'an, Sichuan Province. After graduating from the Fine Arts Department of Central China Normal University in 1956, he stayed on as a teacher. In 1958, he…
Xin Liliang (1912-1969?) was from Yinxian, Zhejiang Province. In the 1930s, he designed commercial adverts for the Shanghai Shengsheng Fine Arts Company, and in the 1940s, he made film posters for…
Xin Mang (1916-2007) was from Hepu County, Guangdong Province. In 1939, he graduated from the Fine Arts Department of the Lu Xun Art Academy in Yan'an. After the founding of the People's Republic,…
Xing Guanghou (1936) was from Gaochun, Jiangsu Province. His New Year pictures include works such as "Sending a letter to Taiwan". His Chinese paintings and calligraphy works have been often selected…
Xu Baozhong (1937) was born in Xin County, Shandong Province. In 1964, he graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Lu Xun Art Academy, and in the same year he was employed by the Chinese…
Xu Beihong (1895-1953) was from Yinxing, Jiangsu Province. At the age of 17, Xu already taught art in his native place. In 1914, he went to Shanghai to study art and French. After spending time in…
Xu Changming (1929-2018) was from Wuzhen, Tongxiang City, Zhejiang Province. He learned textile patterns from his teacher and designed weaving patterns in his early years. From 1951 to 1954, he…
Xu Chengzhi (1937) was born in Jintan, Jiangsu Province.
Xu Chunzhong (1947), born in Shanghai, learned painting from his father when he was a child. When he was 5 years old, his work was praised by Song Qingling, and he held a solo exhibition in Shanghai…
Xu Fubao (1912-2004), also known as Dun Ge (盾戈), was a native of Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province. He served as art editor of newspapers and publishing houses, and was a professor of the Shanghai Theater…
Xu Fugen (1941) was born in Xiaoshan, Zhejiang Province. Although he started to work in 1960, only in the 1970s, he showed his first creations. In 1984, he transferred to the Jiangxi People's…
Xu Hongduo (1935) was a native of Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province. After graduating from the Oil Painting Department of the Nanjing Academy of Arts in 1961, Xu was assigned to the Shandong Academy…
Xu Jialin (1941) is from Guiyang, Guizhou Province. After his graduation from the Chinese Painting School of the Art Department of Guizhou University in 1965, he became involved with art…
Xu Jiping (1919-2005) was from Shanghai. He received training from Jin Meisheng, worked for the Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing House, and was a member of the Shanghai Artists Association.
Xu Junxuan (1934) is from Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province. He joined the People’s Liberation Army in 1949 to become a member of a literary work group. In 1957, he entered the Zhejiang Art Academy; in 1960…
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…
Xu Ling (1918-deceased) was born in Tianjin. In 1936, he graduated from Beiping National Art College. After 1938, he served as deputy head of the Eighth Route Army Propaganda Team. Xu used to be the…
Xu Ping (1944) was born in Guanyun, Jiangsu Province. In 1967, he graduated from the Blockprint Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy. He now heads the Educational Research Office of the Art…
Xu Qingsong (1952) is from Chenghai, Guangdong Province. From 1972 until 1975, he studied block printing in the Guangdong People’s Art School. He worked in the Art Photography Exhibition Office of…
Xu Rongchu (1934) is from Wujin, Jiangsu Province. In 1952, he enrolled in the Drawing Department of the Fine Arts Section of the North East Lu Xun Literature and Art Academy and after his graduation…
Xu Shizheng (1935) was a native of Dalian, Liaoning Province. In 1958, he graduated from Shenyang Normal University, majoring in fine arts education. He became an art teacher in the Dalian No.15…
Xu Wenhua (1941) is from Shanghai. In 1979, he left the Oil Painting Section of the Shanghai Opera School and became an art teacher in the Shanghai Light Industrial Art School. He studied in the…
Xu Xi (1940-2015) was born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. He entered the middle school attached to the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1956, went on to the Academy proper in 1960, and graduated from its…
Xu Xiaobing (1916-2009) was born in Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province. He joined the Eighth Route Army in 1937. During his studies at the Yan'an Anti-Japanese War University, he took photographs of Mao…
Xu Yong (1933) is from Tiaoyuan, Shandong Province. He graduated from the Lu Xun Art Academy in 1956 and remained as a teacher. In 1968-1972, he was sent to the countryside to labor. He currently is…
Xu Yongxiang (1930) was a native of Yixing, Jiangsu Province. In 1947, he studied at the Suzhou Art College. In 1949, he entered the Painting Department of the National Hangzhou Academy of Art, and…
Xu Yuanqing (1941-2019) was born in Lili Town, Wujiang County, Jiangsu Province. From 1960 to 1965, he majored in flower-and-bird painting in the Department of Chinese Painting of the Shanghai…
Xu Zhaohai (1928-2013) was from Kaifeng, Henan Province. After he joined the Army in 1948, he worked in the Secretariat of the East China Office of the Central Committee of the CCP in Shanghai. From…
Xu Zhenshi (1938) was from Shanghai. In 1965, he graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Art). He served as editor, team leader,…
Xu Zhiwen (1942) graduated with honors from the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts in 1962. He became a full-time painter at the Shanghai Chinese Painting Academy. In 1987, he was invited by PACE…
Xue Jisheng (1944) was born in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. After graduating from university, he was assigned to work in Wuhan. Many of his works have appeared in newspapers and won prizes in art…

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