China Academy of Art

Local name中国美术学院
LocationHangzhou, China

China Academy of Art, also translated as China National Academy of Fine Arts, is a fine arts college under the direct charge of the Ministry of Culture of China. It was founded in Hangzhou in 1928 by the government of the Republic of China and the renowned educator Cai Yuanpei. It was the first art university and first graduate school in Chinese history. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First Class Discipline University, with Double First Class status in certain disciplines.At the time, China Academy of Art's goal was to promote fine arts education as a replacement for religion in the then war-torn China. Fine arts has been held as equal to a religion at the institution for almost eight decades. The academy has many renowned artists in its alumni and is considered one of the most prestigious art institutions in the country. It is colloquially called Guomei.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_Academy_of_Art

Address Hangzhou, China

Coordinates 30°14'44.127" N 120°9'21.222" E

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