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Liu Kuo-Sung

Liu Kuo-Sung was born in 1932 in Anhui Province, China. He moved to Taiwan with the Kuomintang Government in 1949, and catalyzed the modernist art movement while bringing renewal to traditional Chinese painting. Liu incorporated Western art concepts and techniques into traditional painting, successfully placing ink painting on the path to modern innovation. For this, he has been called the 'father of modern Chinese ink painting.'

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