Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Fang Ganmin  方干民     





Fang Ganmin






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


Province,  China.



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.



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.



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.


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



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

Danièle Sicard



 Fang Ganmin  方干民


 Fang Ganmin  方干民



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