Artists

Meng Luding

Meng Luding, born in 1962 in Baoding City, Hebei Province, has his original family hometown in Tongzhou, Beijing, China. In 1983, he graduated from the Middle School Affiliated to China Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China. In 1987, he graduated and earned bachelor’s degree from Oil Painting Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and started to lecture at the CAFA Painting Studio No.4. In 1990, he studied in National Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, Germany. Now he is a professor at the CAFA Painting Studio No.5. His artworks have been in many exhibitions: 1989 “China / Avant-garde Exhibition” at National Art Museum, Beijing; 1991 “I Don’t Want to Play Cards with Cezanne” at Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA; 1993 China Oil Painting Biennial Exhibition at National Art Museum of China, Beijing; 2006 “The Oil Painting of Mainland China since 1978” at Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan; 2008 “Chinese Abstract Art in Last 30 Years” at La Caixa Forum, Barcelona and Madrid, Spain; “Meng Luding Art Exhibition” at Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou; 2009 “YiPai – Century Thinking” at Today Art Museum, Beijing; “Report to the Motherland: the 60- Year-Long History of Arts in the People’s Republic of China” at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing; 2010 “The Great Celestial Abstraction – Chinese Art in the 21st Century” at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing; 2011 “A New Horizon – Contemporary Chinese Art” National Museum of Australia; “The Great Celestial Abstraction – Chinese Art in the 21st Century” at Rome, Italy; and 2012 “Forms of the Formless – Contemporary Chinese Art”, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany; 2014 “A New Horizon – Contemporary Chinese Art” Conte Duke Cultural Center, Madrid; and 2015 “The Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China”, Today Art Museum.