USIAA Names the Top 10 Influential Artists of Contemporary Ink Painting in China

Jan 08, 2014, 01:35 ET from United States International Artists Association

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 8, 2014, The United States International Artists Association (USIAA) officially issued its list of the Top 10 Influential Artists of Contemporary Ink Painting in China for 2014, which includes the contemporary ink painting masters with the most artistic influence in China, and provides a specific benchmark for reference for the development of China's contemporary art market. The honorees on this list are as follows: HUANG YONGYU, LIU DAWEI, YANG XIAOYANG, WANG MINGMING, FAN ZENG, SHI QI, TIAN LIMING, CHEN LAOTIE, HAN MEILIN and CUI RUZHUO.

Each artist's inclusion on this list proves their top influence and signifies their artistic achievements obtained in the aspects of academic influence, market influence, governmental influence and international influence in the field of China's contemporary ink painting. See below for more details on each artist.

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HUANG YONGYU:

Maestro in Chinese contemporary bird-and-flower painting and Academician of the China National Academy of Painting.

LIU DAWEI:

Chairman of the China Artists Association and Director of the School of Art of the People's Liberation Army Academy of Art.

YANG XIAOYANG:

President of the China National Academy of Painting, Vice Chairman of the China Artists Association.

WANG MINGMING:

Deputy Director of Counsellor's Office of the State Council of China, Vice Chairman of the China Artists Association.

FAN ZENG:

Maestro of Chinese classical portraits, master in Chinese culture, and winner of the art market transaction.

SHI QI:

Master in Chinese representationalism, expressionism and abstractionism, and first-class artist of the Beijing Fine Art Academy.

TIAN LIMING:

Vice President of the Chinese National Academy of Arts and leading figure of New Chinese Ink Painting.

CHEN LAOTIE:

Master in Chinese abstract expressionism and researcher of the Guangzhou Painting Academy.

HAN MEILIN:

Famous artist in Chinese contemporary ink painting and meticulous painting, and national-level artist.

CUI RUZHUO:

Famous artist and collector in Chinese contemporary landscape painting and third winner for the art market transaction.

SOURCE United States International Artists Association