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 Fengmian Lin  (1900 - 1991)

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Lived/Active: China/Germany/United Kingdom      Known for: modernist figure, landscape and genre paintings, drawings, teaching

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BIOGRAPHY for Fengmian Lin
1900 (Mei County, Guangdond, China)
1991 (Hong Kong, United Kingdom)

China/Germany/United Kingdom

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modernist figure, landscape and genre paintings, drawings, teaching

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Lin Fengmian, originally named Lin Fengming, was a Chinese painter and is considered a pioneer of modern Chinese painting for blending Chinese and Western painting styles.  He was also an important innovator in the area of Chinese art education.

Born in Mei County, Guangdong, like many of his peers, Lin partipicated in the "Diligent Work and Economical Study", Jinggong Jianxue program, a work-study program in China during that time.  Similar to his compatriot Xu Beihong, Lin spe (showing 500 of 8329 characters).

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