Wang Jiao (王角)

Wang Jiao (1917-1995) was from Jiutai, Jilin Province. In 1935, he graduated from Liaoning College of Fine Arts, and later stayed in school to engage in art education. After 1948, he worked as an art reporter for the Northeast Pictorial (东北画报, Dongbei huabao). In the early 1950s, he was transferred to the People's Fine Arts Publishing House. He was an art editor and creator, good at Chinese paintings and New Year paintings.

The poster 'Resolutely expose and criticize the 'Gang of Four's' crimes of surpressing the movie 'The Builders' and negating the red banner of Daqing', which was published in 1977 after the downfall of the Gang of Four, was designed by Wang in collaboration with Gu Pu and Lin Kai.

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

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