Posts Tagged ‘central academy of fine arts’

Artist of the moment………Ai Xuan


Ai Xuan is the half brother to the more famous artist Ai Wei Wei. Ai Xuan was born in Jinhau, China in the year 1947.

For his artistic education Ai Xuan attended the China Central Academy of Fine Arts located in Beijing, China.

Ai Xuan works in oils and watercolor and inks. When he was at his peak, Ai Xuan was  still a slower paced painter, finishing around 12 canvases per year. As he has aged he only completes around 2 pieces per year in oils. Ai Xuan paints much faster using the mediums of ink and watercolor.

Price range information: Works range from $50,000 to more than $5 million at auction.

In this clip we view Ai Xuan’s most celebrated work, his work with children.

Another family of awesome artists!


Artist of the moment…..Cai Zhisong

Cai Zhisong was born in Shenyang, China in the year 1972. Zhisong is a wonderful sculptor that portrays the history and current culture of his people. I enjoy the wonderful expressions found on the characters faces of the artist.

For his artistic education Zhisong attended the Central Academy of Fine Arts earning both a bachelors and masters degree.

The artist went on to teach at the university.

In this clip we view some works of Zhisong from multiple angles:

Price range information: Works range from $6,000 to $150,000.