CHENG Shifa (1921-2007) was an artist active in the twentieth century. A master of contemporary Chinese painting, he became a leading figure in Shanghai-style painting.
Artwork by Cheng Shifa has been featured on our website before. His paintings illustrated a combination of Chinese techniques and Western methods. He was a bridge between tradition and modernity.
Next to painting, Cheng Shifa was a gifted calligrapher as well. He reached a level of proficiency and profound knowledge of calligraphy that made his brushwork confident, showing his artistic ideals. A selection of his masterpieces are now online to be shared with a larger audience!