Hu Ming is the female Chinese Artist behind the controversal Oil Painting Art works involving mostly of sexy and powerful images of Chinese women in military theme. Find out about the background and history of this Chinese artist and how her military experience during the Cultural Revolution contributed to her style and choice of subject in her art works.
Liu Bolin, a young Beijing-based artist, has become known as the “invisible man” due to his ability to use his own body as an art material. The chameleon paints on himself, appearing to blend in with the backdrop. Liu Bolin, was born in Shandong in 1973, graduated from the Art Department of Shandong Arts Institute with a bachelor degree in 1995, and in the year of 2001, he graduated from the Sculpture department of Central Academy of Fine Arts with a master degree.
The People's Republic of China was established on October 1, 1949. The then new government set about creating a new art for the new nation. Art was only in service to nation building. From roughly the 1950's to the1970's, artists were told what they could and could not paint.