Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Li Jinfa  李金发  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Li Jinfa

 
 

李金发

 
     
 

© Li Jinfa  李金发 -   portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
     
 
 
   

1900

Li Jinfa ( 1900-1976 ), pen name of Li Shuliang,was born on November in  

 

Guangdong Province, China.

 

He studied in Guangdong Province, then in Hong Kong and in Shanghai.

   

1922

He moved to France.
  He joined the school of Fine Arts in Dijon, then E.S.B.A. in Paris.
   

 

Poet, influenced by Baudelaire and Paul Verlaine, he wrote more than 300 poems,

 

during his stay in France, who will have a great impact in the literary world, after

 

their publications, on his return in Beijing.

   
 

His frequent visits of the Luxembourg Museum, decided him to devote himself

 

entirely to sculpture.

   

1925

First order on his return to China : the bust of Cai Yuanpei.

   

1926

He taught at the Fine Arts school in Shanghai.

   

1928

He taught in Hangzhou School of Fine Arts.

   

1951

He moved to the United States, in New Jersey.

   

1976

He died on December 25, in New York, at the age of 76.

   
 

 

© Li Jinfa  李金发 -   -  Statue of Huang Shaoqiang  -  1936 collection Museum of Contemporary Art - China Art Academy  Hangzhou


Li Jinfa  李金发  -  Statue of Huang Shaoqiang  -  1936
collection Muesum of Contemporary Art - China Art Academy  Hangzhou

 

 
 

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