Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Zhang Ding  张仃  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Zhang Ding

 
 

 张仃      

 
     
 

© Zhang Ding  张仃 portrait - chinesenewart

 
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President of Chinese Artists Association ( C.A.A.)
 

1917

Zhang Ding ( 1917-2010 ) was born on July 7, in Beizhen, Liaoning Province, in China.
   

1932

He entered the Beijing College of Fine Arts ( traditional Chinese Painting )

   

1937

He joined the team of propaganda cartoonists led by Ye Qianyu and Zhang Leping.

  They held an exhibition in Nanjing and created two periodicals.
   

1950

He was appointed Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts of China ( Arts department )

   

1954

He began painting and left for three months in the south of the Yangtze with Li Keran

 

and Luo Ming.

 

Back, they held a great exhibition.

   

1956

Appointed chief architect of China Pavilion for the First International Fair in Paris,

 

he took the opportunity to meet Picasso.

   

1979

His heroes of a Chinese animated film: Nezha Nao Hai ( Prince Nezha's triumphs against

 

dragon King ) made him famous.

 

It was screened, out of competition at the 1980 Cannes Festival.

   

1980

He was appointed Central Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Crafts.

   

2010

He died of renal failure in Beijing on February 21 at the age of 93 years.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

© Zhang Ding  张仃

 
 

© Zhang Ding  张仃

 

 

© Zhang Ding  张仃 - Zhang Ding 张仃 et Picasso  -  Photo 1956


©  Zhang Ding  张仃 et Picasso  -  Photo 1956

 


 
 

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