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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/30/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Wu Guanzhong
Wu Guanzhong 吴冠中
Standing Committee Member of the 9th CPPCC National Committee
Born: 1919

Biography Highlight

Wu Guanzhong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Yixing, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1919, graduated from art school in Hangzhou in 1942, and is a member of the CPC.

Wu Guanzhong is a noted Chinese painter. Upon graduating from art school in Hangzhou he studied oil painting in France. He returned to China in 1950 and began a career teaching at several institutions. Since 1950 he has devoted himself to oil painting. On a national level, Wu was a member of the 6th and 7th CPPCC National Committees, and a member of the standing committees of both 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees.

Recent Career Data

1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1995—???? Honorary President, (China Society of Oil Painting)
1993—1998 Member, 8th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
Joined, CPC

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