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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Chen Yifei

Chen Yifei


Chen Yifei ( April 12, 1946 - April 10, 2005) was a famous Chinese classic painter, director and vision artist.

Chen Yifei is a central figure in the development of Chinese oil painting and is one of China's most renowned contemporary artists. Although he was denounced for 'capitalist behavior' Chen's obvious talent and mastery of oil painting techniques won him recognition by the authorities. Chen soon became one of the leading painters of the cultural revolution, he was famous for his big Mao portraits and depiction of grand heroic events of the modern Chinese nation. After the Cultural Revolution Chen became the forerunner of a new age in Chinese aesthetics, promoting a new sense of modernity and lifestyle in his paintings as well as in fashion, cinema and design. In his oil paintings Chen abandoned his uncritical glorification of the party to blend realistic technique and romanticism with Chinese subject matter, especially melancholic and lonely women in traditional dresses. His characteristic 'Romantic Realism' paintings use dark and dense colors and convey a sense of richness and integrity. Chen studied in the Uited States for several years and then returned to Shanghai where he stayed and worked incessantly until the early death at the age of 59. His early death left intellectual circles in shock and highlighted his major role in the Chinese contemporary art scene.

Yuan Wenbin


Born in 1968, Shanghang County in Fujian Province
1988 graduated from the Fine Arts Department of Fujian Normal University and stayed on to teach
Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in 1991
Graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts 1994-1996 oil painting department of the Eighth Seminar Assistant
Bin Kasi, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 1998 to participate in the study class of materials, techniques
Transferred to Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 2004
Oil Painting Department of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts - He is currently an associate professor and studio director of the China Artists Association

Bogdan Prystrom

"I'm a member of the Union of Polish Art Photographers.
I used to be a chairman of Warmia and Masuria Photographic Association.
I live in the north of Poland, in a pretty town of Olsztyn.
At present, I use computer methods to take photos with digital techniques only.
Pictures that I create, are the extention of what I was doing earlier tradition using photographic methods ..
The theme of my work is usually a man and his portrait. The method I use is a digital fotomontage.
I treat my photos totally different from those created by techniques of photographic materials producers.
I try to do every work with my own 'particular method'. "

Bogdan Prystrom

Karol Bak

Karol Bak

Karol Bak (born 1961) - painter, illustrator and graphic artist. In the years 1984 - 1989 he studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts (now the Academy of Fine Arts) in Poznan, Faculty of Graphic Arts. He finished his studies double degree with honors in graphic arts studio with prof. Tadeusz Jackowski and drawing workshop with Professor Jaroslaw Kozlowski.


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