Featured Artist in Collection

Huang Zhou (1925-1997)

School Children of Ice-Covered Mountains

Huang Zhou was born in Hebei Province, China. He was a representative figure of the Chang’An School of Paintings. Huang is most adept at painting figures and animals of Xinjiang Province. His animal paintings look extremely lively, especially donkeys and camels. His paintings were often used as a national gift by Chinese leaders for other countries in the world. For example, his painting titled A Picture of One Hundred Donkeys was given to Emperor Showa of Japan by Deng Xiaoping as a national gift when Deng visited Japan.

Huang’s painting works were highly valued in the auctions. In 2011, he was ranked as the 13th highest-priced artist in records of world auctions.