Innovations in Shanghai and Lingnan Schools of Chinese Painting


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Innovations in Shanghai and Lingnan Schools of Chinese Painting
First the Shanghai School of painting (1850-1900) and then the
School of painting (1900-1950) created important innovations in Chinese art by building on the past. During the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, the artists who followed these schools of art made use of traditional Chinese painting techniques while adding to them to create a specifically new and particularly modern kind of Chinese art. Shanghai and
art was usually created by fairly wealthy artists who were well-education in traditional Chinese calligraphic arts and ink painting (Andrews and
). As the political and economic situation changed in China during...
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.....ll, Ink and Color on Paper, 1936. Image Retrieved 30 October 2011, <>
Works Cited
Andrews, Julia and
. “Innovations in Chinese Painting (1850-1950),” China: 5,000 Years Exhibition. Retrieved 30 October 2011, <>
, Ralph C. Art and Revolution in Modern China: The
(Cantonese) School of Painting, 1906-1951. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1988.
, Bo. “Lecture:
School Painters,” China Cultural Center. Retrieved 30 October 2011, <>