Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Li Shaoyan  李少言  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Li Shaoyan

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李少言

 
     
 

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Chairman of the Sichuan artists Association
Vice-Director of the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts

 

 

Li Shaoyan ( 1918-1995 ) was born in October in Linyin, Shandong Province, China.

   

1937

He joined the Chinese Communist Party.

 

Assigned as secretary to General He Long in the 120th division of the 8th Army of the road,

 

he initiated himself to the engraving on Wood, to trace the daily life of those around him.

   

1942

His woodcut series The 129th Division of The Eight Route Army includes 42 engravings.

 

 

1943

He was transferred to the border area of Jinsui, then in North-West of Shanxi,

 

as head of the artistic team of the Xinlua Daily.

 

 

1946

He created the first series of postage stamps with a portrait of Mao.

   

1951

He was named  the Chairman of the Sichuan artists Association.

   

1990

He organized the construction of the Sichuan museum with its own Art gallery.

 

With his artist friends Li Hua, Gu Yuan, Yan Han, Li Qun and Wang Qi, they appealed

 

to artists to donate a large number of their works.

 

4000 works were thus gathered for the collection of the museum.

   

2002

Li Shaoyan died on 11 January, at the Huaxi Hospital of the University of Sichuan,

 

at the age of 84 years.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

© Li Shaoyan  李少言

 

© Li Shaoyan  李少言  -  破路  -  局部  -  1957

 
 

© Li Shaoyan  李少言  

李少言版画选

四川人民出版社

 

Li Shaoyan Banhuaxuan

1982年9月第1版

  catalogue in chinese  
 

25 cm x 26 cm

 
 

55 p

 
     
     
     
     
       
       
   

 
       
       

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