• Wang Nian-Dong

    Date posted: March 26, 2008 Author: jolanta

    I went to college in 1998 at the oil painting department of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts. I had more time to concentrate on the history and techniques of Western oil painting. I learned about art from the Middle Ages and subject matters like religion. 

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    Wang Nian-Dong is a Chongqing-based artist in China.

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    Wang Nian-Dong, A Splash on the Atlantic Ocean, 2004. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

    I went to college in 1998 at the oil painting department of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts. I had more time to concentrate on the history and techniques of Western oil painting. I learned about art from the Middle Ages and subject matters like religion. I learned about the social background in Europe at that time, the artistic trends and the ideologies. This helped me tremendously as I absorbed the information and was able to look at traditional art from a whole new angle.  

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