contemporary chinese artists


Hong Ling (洪凌) (1955, China)

Abstract landscapes

Hong Ling is a contemporary Chinese painter, and an example of a prominent oil painter within Chinese landscape painting, which typically prefers ink.

He began in a figurative style with explorations of purely abstract art, before during the 90s settling on a style of landscape painting which was focused on colour hues, and reached a level of great sophistication in the 2010s, with different paintings seamlessly shifting between the spectrum of recognisably representative of leaves, depth of field, mountains and fog, to total abstraction while retaining a naturalistic purpose in its colouration representing seasons and weather.


Pang Jiun (龎均) (1936, China/Taiwan)

Pang Jiun is a Chinese painter resident in Taiwan. An earlier exemplar of western influence in Chinese art, his painting with oils reveals his influence of Impressionism and Fauvism, but usually portraying traditional themes in Chinese landscape painting.


Koo Mei (Gu Mei, 顧媚) (1929, China/Canada)


Koo Mei is a contemporary Chinese ink painter known for her misty landscapes. She began her career as a singer and actress in Hong Kong, before studying painting with Zhao Shao'ang, Lui Shou-kwan and Hu Nianzu.

赵赵 Zhao Zhao (b. 1982), Cobblestone, 2007 [Chambers Fine Art, Beijing] | now at MoMA PS1: Zero Tolerance – On view October 26, 2014–April 13, 2015"Informed by Joseph Beuys’s “life is art” principle and influenced by his longtime mentor Ai Weiwei, Zhao seeks to create works using materials that surround him. -Cobblestone- documents a performance in which Zhao used a strong adhesive to glue a rock to the surface of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The action, imbued with symbolic and visual energy, demonstrates the power of even the smallest irregularity to disrupt the cold, endless grid of the paving stones.“ [photomomaps1

A beautiful painting by Fang Chuxiong [方楚雄], (1950), Shantou City, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China, ink and colour on paper, 68 x 68 cm, details unknown, source: Please visit mister Fang Chuxiong’s own website: for more wonderful works of art!