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JIANGSU, CHINA1919-2012
Wu Guan-Zhong was born in Jiangsu Province, China, in 1919, and graduated from National College of Art in Hangzhou.  In 1947 Wu traveled to Paris to study at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts on a government scholarship, and then participated in The Paris Spring and Autumn Salon Exhibition.  Since his coming back to China from 1950, he has lectured at numerous major art colleges.  Recently, he was honored “Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” from the French Ministry of Culture (1991), “Gold Medal” from the Paris Municipal Government (1993); and lastly, the Corresponding member of Academie des Beaux-Arts de l’Institut de France (2000), which is the first Chinese artist to be awarded with this title in 200 years of establishment of the institute.  Wu Guan-Zhong obtains great achievements on not only art creation, but education as well.  He dedicates himself to explore and integrate oil painting and Chinese painting’s characteristics.  As a result, Wu receives a respectful standing in international art field.
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