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Xu Beihong
Chinese modern painter and art educator, born in Yixing, Jiangsu province, and graduated from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts. He is an promoter of the "nationalization" of oil paintings and the founder of modern Chinese art education. With his painting technique and artistic perspective of "improving traditional Chinese painting", he is unique in the modern art circle, and has a profound influence on the development of Chinese modern art. His painting advocates light and modeling, he emphasizes "vibrancy" and "direct learning from good fortune". He is most famous for the images of running horses.