Yu Ding, a professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, recalls his first task after enrolling to study art history at the academy decades ago — he was assigned to interview Wei Qimei, an oil painter and professor of prominence at the school.
The exhibition "Distant and Close Perspectives – Yuan Yuan Oil Painting Works" will open at 3:00 p.m. on December 17, 2023, at 798 Art Bridge Gallery.
On November 30th, the joint exhibition "Art Bridge: From Antwerp to Beijing and Back Again," co-hosted by the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, opened at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. The exhibition featured 360 works created by students from the Central Academy of Fine Arts through spontaneous and timed improvisation. The artworks were uniformly executed on A4-sized paper, showcasing diverse creative techniques, artistic styles, and technical approaches.
On the 17th of this month, my art exhibition will be held at the Art Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts. There won't be an opening ceremony, so you don't need to hurry. The exhibition will last for a month, and whenever you have time, feel free to come. You might need to buy a ticket (except for me). Thank you very much for making the effort to come out, especially in the cold weather!
On November 22, 2023, Professor Shen Hongbiao from the Sculpture Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts was awarded the "Mongolian Artist Honorary Medal" by the President of the Mongolian Artists Association, Gangbatu, at the Mongolian Artists Association in Ulaanbaatar. Professor Shen Hongbiao is the fifth artist in history to receive this prestigious honor.
Oracle Bone Inscriptions are primitive "pictographic characters," resembling the childhood appearance of Chinese characters and serving as a natural bridge between pictures and Chinese characters. Oracle Bone Inscriptions fully demonstrate the characteristic of ancient Chinese characters as ideographic characters "expressing meaning through form."
An attention-grabbing collaboration among artists, cultural institutions, and a fashion brand has brought to life a vibrant fusion of traditional Chinese culture and contemporary fashion streetwear.
In the Song Dynasty, paintings of the "children at play" subject matter were unprecedentedly popular. Why did this genre flourish in this period? What do children play in this kind of painting? Professor Huang Xiaofeng from the Central Academy of Fine Arts shares his views.
Why did ancient Chinese artists have such a deep love for landscape paintings? The answer may be found in the most acclaimed work of Fan Kuan, considered the finest painter of this genre from the Song Dynasty. Fan was one of the most famous painters in the Northern Landscape Painting School during this period. The mountains rendered under his brushstrokes were majestic and craggy, different from those presented under the "Southern School," which used smoother lines to portray the elegant landscapes south of the Yangtze River.
Known as a treasure trove of Buddhist art, Dunhuang is a tourist Mecca in northwest China's Gansu Province. Its most representative historical landmark is the Mogao Grottoes, the best known of all China's Buddhist grottoes, and home to a vast collection of exquisite murals and statues.