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Gu Gan

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Nationality  Chinese

Name  Gu Gan
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Born  July 1942 (age 73)Changsha, Hunan Province, China
Notable work  Heart to Heart, Label for Wine by Chateau Mouton Rothschild, The Red Golden Age, Collected by British Museum

Gu Gan (Chinese: 古干 b.1942),the family name is Gu, also whose original name is Zhang Shiqiang, is a calligraphist from Changsha, Hunan Province. He graduated from the middle school attached to the Central Art Academy in 1962. In 1975, he was assigned to work in the People's Literature Publishing House.

Gu Gan Gu Gans Pioneering Modernist Take on Traditional Chinese Calligraphy

In 1998 he was invited by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild to design the wine label for the Mouton Rothschild 1996 vintage. Gu Gan is the first Chinese artist to ever have been thus honored.

Gu Gan Gu Gan ASAMA The American Sport Art Museum Archives

Positions

Gu Gan Alisan Fine Arts
  • Member of the Chinese Artists Association
  • First president of the China Society of modern Calligraphy and painting
  • References

    Gu Gan Wikipedia


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