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Zhi Guang Yang

 (born 1930)
Zhi Guang Yang was active/lived in China.  Zhi Guang Yang is known for painting.

Zhi Guang Yang

Biography from Bonhams New York

A native of Guangzhou, Yang Zhiguang began his study of painting with Gao Jianfu and later went to Beijing to study at the Central Academy with Xu Beihong and Ye Qianyu, graduating in 1953.  As a practitioner of the Socialist Realist approach to traditional Chinese painting, the artist infuses anatomical accuracy while still embracing the aesthetic of brush and ink.  In 1987 the artist held a teaching position at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (Guangzhou Meishu Xueyuan) took a trip to India and Nepal two years earlier, in 1985.

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About  Zhi Guang Yang

Born:  1930
Known for:  painting