Professor Maokun Pang: Contemporary Painting in China

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26 Apr 2017

4.30pm to 6pm

Professor Maokun Pang will be discussing how Artists are exploring the expression and presentation of classical oil painting language in the contemporary cultural context through their works, and how they are striving to build the value and significance of oil painting art in contemporary art in China.

Pang was born in Chongqing in 1963. He graduated from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute High School in 1981 and from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 1985. Pang received his master's degree in 1988. Currently Pang is the President of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Professor of Oil Painting at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chairman of the Chongqing Artists Association, Advisory Board Member at the China Artists Association, Member of the China Artists Association Oil Painting Council, Advisory Board Member at the China Oil Painting Society and President of Chongqing Painting Academy.