Wang Jianshan

(China 1957 – )

The world of colours

Location
Not on display
Further information

Wang Jianshan was born in Guiyang. He was a graduate of Xian Teachers College in 1983, and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1986. He was a member of the Chinese Graphic Artists Association and the “Buddhist/Taoist Scripture Research Society of China” and was deputy head of the Guiyang representative branch of the same society.
The works of Wang Jianshan have been exhibited overseas, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Germany, the United States of America and Japan. He has been represented in a number of exhibitions at home: 1987 in Beijing and 1988 in Shanghai. His works were included in the 7th and 10th National Art Exhibitions, and he obtained an award as a representative of Guizhou. His work appears in 10 different publications. Beijing has published a catalogue of his work. He has been represented on Beijing Central Radio and Guizhou television. He is introduced in 2 different dictionaries of contemporary artists in China. Wang Jianshan’s works are in permanent collection of China Art Gallery and in the “Minorities Cultural Palace”.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: People's Republic 1949–
Year
1992
Media
Print
Medium
colour woodcut
Dimensions
71.2 x 60.3 cm image; 88.7 x 75.4 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., in Chinese, pencil "Wang Jianshan 1992nian 1yue".

Credit
Purchased with funds provided by Ms P Arnott 1993
Accession number
520.1993
Copyright
© WANG Jianshan