Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Liu Haisu  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Liu Haisu

 
 

刘海粟

 
   
 

© Liu Haisu

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Liu Haisu  刘海粟  Notre-Dame de Paris  1930 - oil on canvas 113x88cm
Work exhibited in Salon des Tuileries  1931

 

 
 
 
   

1896

Liu Haisu ( 1896-1994 ) whose real name was Liu Jifang, was born on March 16,

  in Changzhou, in Jiangsu Province, China.
   

1911

He went to study in Shanghai, under the direction Zhou Xiang ( 1871-1934 )

   

1919

Pioneer of the Fine Arts movement and the teaching of Modern Art in China,

 

he was Director of the Shanghai School of Visual Arts, the first Art school

 

to admit female students, to use naked female models and to paint outside.

   

1922

First solo exhibition at the Beijing Normal School.

   

1923/1931

He visited Europe and participated in exhibitions :

  - Salon d'Automne ( 1929 )
  - Salon des Tuileries ( 1930 )
 

- Exibition for the Centenary of the Independence of Belgium ( 1930 )

  - Salon d'Automne ( 1930 )
  - Salon des Tuileries ( 1931 )
 

He organized exhibitions of Contemporary Art, in Paris and Berlin.

   

1939

He moved to Southeast Asia, Jakarta and Hong Kong where he visited

 

Cai Yuanpei ( 1868-1940 ) hospitalized..

   

1943

He returned to Shanghai.

 

 

1983

He was appointed Director of the Nanjing Academy.

   

1991

He moved to Hong Kong and lectured in different countries.
   

1994

He returned to Shanghai.

 

On August 7th, he died, at the age of 98.

   

1995

Opening of the Liu Haisu Museum in Shanghai, containing the works and collections

 

( paintings and calligraphy ) donated by the artist..

   

2016

18.06 23.10 Rewriting Liu Haisu opening exhibition of the new Liu Haisu Museum  Shanghai  

 

showing the contribution of Liu Haisu as painter, educator, social activist and collector.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard



 
 
© Liu Haisu刘海粟  aged 86 In Huangshan - collection Michel Nau


LIU HAISU 刘海粟  aged 86 in Huangshan - collection Michel Nau

 


 

© Liu Haisu 刘海粟

 
 



 

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