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FENG ZIKAI (1898 - 1975), Painter, cartoonist, essayist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FENG ZIKAI (1898 - 1975), Painter, cartoonist, essayist

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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born 1898, in Zongde (Zhejiang); died 1975.

Painter, cartoonist, essayist.

Feng Zikai studied with Li Shutong. In 1920, together with Liu Zhiping, he founded the Shanghai Private Arts University. In 1921 he went to Japan to study western art. He later taught at Zhejiang University and the National Art Academy, Chongqing. After the war he was director of the Chinese Artists Association.

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