Luo Zhongli (1948- ) - 1990 Homeland - A Path in the Village (Christie’s Hong Kong, 2011) by Milton Sonn
<br /><i>Via Flickr:</i> <br />Oil on canvas; 52 x 71.8 cm.
Luo Zhongli, born 1948, studied oil-painting at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing from ’78 until ’82. Later on, he continued his studies in Belgium, at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Currently, he is the president of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute and is involved in numerous renowned art associations and societies in China.
Luo’s work named “Father” created in 1980, won the Golden Prize in the Chinese 2nd. National Youth Fine Arts Exhibition. This work was collected permanently by the China National Fine Arts Museum in Beijing, and it became the milestone of the Chinese contemporary fine arts.
For decades, Luo’s works have been exhibited worldwide and he has become one of the most influential artists in China.
As the president of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, which is one of the most important fine arts academies in China, Luo devotes his effort to the service function of the school based on the demand of the social community. Under his leadership, Sichuan Fine Arts is entering a new creative era.