Zhang Yibo (1930/11/20——) was a sculptor and oil painter from Nantong, Jiangsu. He graduated from the East China Branch of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1961, and later taught at the Hubei Institute of Art and served as the director of the professional painter business office of the Shanghai Traditional Chinese Painting and Sculpture Institute. His works "Great Moments", "Kindergarten", "Thousands of Temperaments", "Struggle for Hegemony" and "Great Moments" were selected into the first and second national sports art exhibition and were collected by the China Sports Museum. "After the Rooster Crow" was selected by the China The museum collects "Portrait of Premier Zhou Enlai in his Youth" and the statue of Zhou Enlai's former residence "Clear Water and Deep Friendship" to participate in the National Art Exhibition of Hong Kong's Return. He once participated in the creation of the sculpture "Yuhuatai Martyrs Monument" for "Chairman Mao Memorial Hall". Numerous papers.
My mentor was a well-spoken and amiable person. I had fewer opportunities to meet him after I went overseas. My mentor passed away years ago, and what is reflected in my mind is his amiable voice, smile, and teachings!
The infinitely charming artworks in the sculpture photos below are a continuation of his life.
The teacher's sculpture works allow fellow sculpture enthusiasts to learn from, innovate, and inherit and carry forward traditional Chinese culture, art, and traditional Chinese virtues.
“Confucius” was a parting gift that my mentor gave me when I left for Europe