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Fang Ganmin

 
 

方干民

 
 

 

 

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1906

Fang Ganmin ( 1906-1984 ) was born in in the Wenling county, Zhejiang Province,

 

in China.

   

1926

He studied oil painting at Shanghai Meizhuan, then went to France.

  He enrolled the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, under the
  guidance of Jean- Pierre Laurens ( 1875-1932 )
   
 

He met his future wife : Su Ailan (1905-1985), a student in the Humbert Workshop.

   

1929

After graduating, he returned to China and taught at the Xinhua Academy of Fine

 

Arts in Shanghai, and then at the Hangzhou Academy where Zao Wou-Ki, Chu Teh-Chun

 

and  Wu Guanzhong were his students.

   

1930

With the artists Xu Shaozeng, Guo Guni, Li Jingfa and Zhu Yingpeng, he founded The

  Changfeng Society, for the study of Western painting.
   

 

During the Cultural Revolution, he was shamed, imprisoned on several times,

  and his works were sestroyed.
   

1959

He taught again at the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art, in Hangzhou.

   

1984

He passed away, on January 21 in Suzhou, at the age of 78.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

 

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