(1900 - 1991)
Fengmian Lin was active/lived in China, Germany, United Kingdom. Fengmian Lin is known for modernist figure, landscape and genre paintings, drawings, teaching.
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 spent the early years of his career in Europe, moving to France in 1920 and studying painting in France.
In 1923, he later moved to Berlin, Germany. In 1925 he returned to China, where he became the principal of the Beiping State Vocationa ... Displaying 750 of 8329 characters.