Bian Guoqiang 卞國強 Chinese, b. 1958

Overview

Born in Tianjin in 1958, Bian Guoqiang graduated from the Research and Training Class of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Paintings. As a member of the Chinese Artists Association, a state Grade B artist, he now works for the Chinese Artists Association.
His paintings are unadorned, tranquil, and elegant and pays close attention to his emotion and understanding of life. The artist absorbs brush and ink from traditional Chinese painting as well as the composition of Western paintings in an attempt to look for a new way of expression between traditional landscape painting and Western landscape painting.
He has participated in many large-scale painting exhibitions both at home and abroad and he has held many of his inidivudal painting exhibitions as well. His paintings have been collected by museums and individuals and he is featured in many books including World Who’s Who, China Dictionary of Calligraphers and Painters, and World Elites Dictionary. In addition, dozens of newspapers and magazines nationawide have introduced his paintings to the public. He has published various kinds of painting albums. 

 

 卞國強,1958年生於天津,祖籍江蘇鎮江。就職於中國美術家協會,中國美協會員,畢業於中國畫研究院研究班。近40年的藝術創作實踐,始終堅持現實主義的創作方法,忠實於自然和生活的感受,努力探索個人的表現方法,逐步形成個人的風格,畫風質樸、寧靜、淡雅,在表現技法上吸收傳統中國畫的用筆用墨又吸收西洋畫中構成、透視及肌理的表現,意在傳統山水畫與西洋風景畫之間找到一條新路。創作題材包括:部隊生活、甘南組畫、太行風情、西北風情、江南風景、國外採風寫生、長城、荷花系列等,近20年重點創作了一大批表現北京胡同、四合院、園林古建和生活在北京普通百姓的日常生活和喜怒哀樂的作品,記錄了這個歷史古都社會和城市的變遷,在商品社會的大環境中,以對藝術的執着和熱愛,始終堅持原創,用作品表達自己的感情,發出自己的聲音,不同時期的作品大量參加國內外展覽,多次舉辦個展,並發表在不同的報刊、雜誌及學術刊物上,大量作品被博物館、機構和個人收藏,在國內外都產生了一定的影響。

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His representative paintings include:
Tourists and Walking the Bird were selected in the First and Second National Fine Brushwork Painting Exhibitions respectively.
Snow Scene was collected by the Czech National Museum and German Second TV Station
Return in Snow won the Bronze Prize at Canada International Ink and Wash Exhibition
Great Wall was selected in the 9th National Military Painting Exhibition in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Liberation Army.
Dragon was selected by Beijing Municipal Painting Exhibition
Folklore on the Yellow Plateau was selected by the First Chinese Painting Exhibition organized by the Art Committee of Chinese Painting.
Dragon Ready to Fly was selected in the ’98 Year of Fine Arts Chinese Landscape and Oil Landscape Paintings Comparison Exhibition.
Snow on the Taihang Mountains was selected by the National Painting Exhibition