Zhang Huaijiang (张怀江)

zhanghuaijiangZhang Huaijiang (1922-1990) was born in Wenling, Zhejiang Province. He taught himself to make woodcuts in 1938, and in 1943, he entered the art school of the South East United National University. In 1946, he graduated from the Shanghai Art School, and a year later he joined the People's Liberation Army. While in the army, he produced (propaganda) art and taught. In 1950, he took up a teaching position at the Shanghai Branch of the Central Art Academy, and at the Woodcut Section of the Zhejiang Art Academy.

Zhang was known mainly for his black-and-white woodcuts.

Michael Sullivan, Modern Chinese Artists - A Biographical Dictionary (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006)

Iris Wachs & Chang Tsong-zung, Half a Century of Chinese Woodblock Prints - From the Communist Revolution to the Open-Door Policy and Beyond (The Museum of Art Ein Harod, 1999)

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

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