What is Yue Minjun known for? Best known for his oil paintings depicting himself with his trademark smile, Yue Minjun is a leading figure in the Chinese contemporary art scene. He has exhibited widely and is recognized as one of the breakout stars of his generation. In his earlier work, surrealism had an especially strong influence on him.
Who inspired Yue Minjun? In the 1980s, he started painting portraits of his co-workers and the sea while he was engaged in deep-sea oil drilling. In 1989, he was inspired by a painting by Geng Jianyi at an art show in Beijing, which depicted Geng’s own laughing face.
Who is the famous Chinese artist? Although China has had numerous artists, the most Famous ones include Fan Kuan, Dong Yuan, Ai Weiwei, Gu Kaizhi, Li Cheng, Qi Baishi, Huang Gongwang, Cai Guo-Qiang, Shen Zhou, and Bada Shanren. These artists concentrated on Painting, poetry, and calligraphy styles that depended on the dynasty of their reign.
Who are the famous Chinese ink painter?
- number 1: REN YI (1840 – 1896) (also known as Ren Bonian)
- number 2: QI BAISHI (1864 – 1957)
- number 3: FANG ZHAOLING (1914 – 2006)
- number 4: YING YEPING (1910 – 1990)
- number 5: CHEN JIALING (1937 –)