Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Lin Fengmian  林风眠  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Lin Fengmian

 
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林风眠

 
     
 

© Lin Fengmian  林风眠 at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris 1972

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

© Lin Fengmian  林风眠 at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris 1972

 
     
 
 
 


Member of the Shanghai artists Association
Vice president of the Shanghai Chinese artists Association Branch
 

 

Lin Fengmian (1900-1991) was born on 22 November in Meixian, in the Guangdong

 

Province, China.

 

He was interested in calligraphy and traditional Chinese painting, at a very young age.

   

1919

He embarked in Shanghai, for France, on December 28, through a curriculum.

   

1920

He studied drawing at the National School of Fine Arts in Dijon, joined Paris, the next

 

year, and entered the studio of Fernand Cormon (1845-1924) at the E.N.S.A.

   

1924

He founded with other students: Liu Jipiao, Wang Daizhi, Wu Dayu, Zeng Yilu and Li Fa

 

the Phoebus Company, behind the Chinese art exhibition that took place on May 21

 

at the Palace of the Rhine of Strasbourg.

   

1926

Back in China, he was appointed Director of the Beijing National Special School of Arts.

   

1928

Invited by Cai Yuanpei, he went to Hangzhou, to create the new Academy of Fine Arts

 

of which he took the direction.    

   

1950

He settled in Shanghai.

   

1955

He gave up teaching to devote himself to painting.

 

He studied the relationship of ink and color through Western genres or the world

 

of Chinese Opera.

   

1968

He was imprisoned four years during the Cultural Revolution and his works were burned.

   

1977

He moved to Hong Kong and simplified dramatically the forms of the landscape

 

of Huangshan.

   

1991

He died in Hong Kong on August 12 in his ninety-first year.

   

2005

02.05 29.05 Exhibition Of The Existent Art Works of Lin Fengmian Soka Art Center  Beijing.

2017

20.01 05.03  Lin Fengmian  Museum of the Beijing Academy of Fine Arts.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 

© Lin Fengmian  林风眠  - Lady Holding a Flower - ink and colour on paper


© Lin Fengmian  林风眠 - Lady Holding a Flower - ink and colour on paper

 
 

© Lin Fengmian  林风眠  

A pioneer of Modern Chinese Painting

Hong Kong Museum of Art

 

The Art of Lin Fengmian

Hong Kong

 

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© Lin Fengmian  林风眠 - Reeds and Wild Geese - ink and color


©  Lin Fengmian  林风眠 - Reeds and Wild Geese - ink and color

 


 
 

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