More on our artists
BAI XUESHI 白雪 石 (1915-2011)
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.
Chen Yu (1969 - )
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.
Fleur Cowles (1908 – 2009)
"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 …"
Han Yajuan (1980 - )
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.
Imaï Toshimitsu 今井俊満 (1928-2002)
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.
SHICHINOHE MASARU (1959)
Japanese artist Masaru Shichinohe (b.1959) paints a world sitting between surrealism and literary narrative stemming from his architectural and illustrative background.
Shozo Shimamoto (1928 – 2013)
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.