Little is known about Bai Xueshi. Even though the artist is renowned worldwide, he has remained very discreet throughout his life. Born in 1915, he has a unique style. His watercolor drawings are inspired by the artistic influences of the northern school. Bai’s paintings were especially famous and appreciated during the Song Dynasty.
Born in Guizhou Province, China in 1969, Chen Yu paints his experience of being a son, husband, father and the ever-changing society in China. Influenced from a background of print-making and publishing, Chen’s paintings have monotonic and photocopy elements.
"Few women have lived more multiple lives than I have: as editor: as that anomaly, an American president’s personal representative, decorated by six governments; as a writer of thirteen books and contributor to six others; as a painter, with fifty-one one-man exhibitions throughout the world; patron of the arts and sciences, irrepressible traveller and, more importantly, friend-gatherer …" -Fleur Cowles
Han Yajuan was born in 1980 in Qingdao, Shandong Province. She studied for her Bachelor of Arts at the Chinese Academy of Art in Hangzhou before achieving a Master of Fine Art at the Oil Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2008.
Toshimitsu Imaï (1928 - 2002) was an influential 20th-century Japanese painter. He was born in Kyoto, Tokyo and trained at the Tokyo Arts Academy, Imaï showcases a prominent array of art styles over his lifetime.
Shozo Shimamoto was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1928. Together with Jiro Yoshihara, he was co-founder of the Gutai group, and he is considered as one of the most experimental artists in the period after World War II.