Born in 1948 in Chengdu, He Duoling is among China’s most prominent contemporary realist painters. He is best known for his images of female nudes and various minorities in the west and southwest of China’s countryside.
He made his international debut in the French Spring Saloons exhibition at the Louvre Museum in Paris in 1982. Six years later, he held his first solo exhibition at the Fukuoka Art Museum in Fukuoka, Japan. Most recently, in 2008, he presented his 2007 New Works Exhibition at the China Blue Gallery in Beijing.