Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Han Meilin  韩美林  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Han Meilin

 
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 韩美林

 
     
 

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Professor and Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of Tsinghua University
Vice President of the Association of Chinese of the World
Director of the Calligraphy and Painting Committee of the National Arts Society
And Crafts of China
 

1936

Han Meilin was born on December 26, in Jinan, Shandong Province, China.
   

1955

He joined The Central Academy of Arts and Crafts.
 

He studied under Pang Xunqin 庞薰琴.

   

1960

He graduated from the Fine Arts department of  ( C.A.A.C )

   
 

Tortured during the Cultural Revolution, he was sent to work in a Porcelain factory,

 

in Huainan, Anhui Province.

   

1979

His first exhibition at the National Museum of China attracted 200,000 visitors in 21 days

   

1980

He exhibited his works in 21 cities of the United States, including Boston and New York.

 

In the same year, The Fox ad the Hunter, his animated film, won the best prize at the 4th

 

International Animation Festival in Zagreb, Croatia.

 

 

1983

Six of his works were chosen for Christmas cards issued by the United Nations;

   

1989

Three exhibitions at The Crown Art Centre in Taipei, Taiwan.

   

1991 / 1994

He hold various exhibitions in Canada, ( Toronto, Ontario ), Malaysia, in Hong Kong,

  and in India.
   

2002

The National Arts Gallery in Beijing exhibited more than three thousands pieces.
   

2011

26.11 08.02  Han Meilin National Museum of China, Beijing
   
  28.10 28.02  The Universe of  Han Meilin, as part of La Mostra, Venice
   
 

10.03 26.04  Amour de la paix Le monde de Meilin à Paris Cultura Centrel of China  Paris

   
 

Besides painting, drawing, sculpture, calligraphy, ceramics, glass, his works are very

 

diverse:

1988

the phoenix logo for Air China

   

1996

He designed Five dragons  Clock Tower, the monumental sculpture  (10 m high), for the 26th

 

Olympic Games in Atlanta.

   

2008

He made himself famous worldwide with his Fuwa, five dolls mascots created

 

for the Beijing Olympics, in the colors of the Olympic flag.

   

2016

He realized the statue of Guan Yu in Jingzhou, a monumental sculpture housing a museum.

   
 

He is the author of some fifty publications on painting, drawing, calligraphy

 

and an autobiography

   
  His works are in the collections
 
China National Museum of China
Egypt National Museum 
France French Academy
Italy University Ca'Foscari Venice
Russia National Museum of Russia
United Kingdom British Museum
United States Massachussetts Institute of Technology
   
 

He has three Art museums : in Beijing, Hangzhou and Yinchuan.

   

2015

In recognition of his commitment to the promotion of Art and Education Artistic in China,

 

through his foundation created in 2013, he was named, Artist of Peace.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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Le monde de Meilin à Paris
Amour de la paix
美林的世界在巴黎 - 和平之爱特展
The World of Meilin - Love of Peace
10.03 26.04 2017  Centre Culturel de Chine  Paris
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