Home Page
  Help & Instructions
 Liang Kai (c1175 - c1246) 
Search: Google  Yahoo  MSN  Amazon
Artists who influenced Liang Kai
Chinese artist who studied with, and then excelled, his master, Jia Shigu. In 1210, he was awarded the rank of Painter-in-Attendance at court, but he refused it. Instead, calling himself "Madman Liang", he spent his life drinking and painting. Eventually, he retired and became a Zen monk. Liang is credited with inventing the Zen school of Chinese art. One of his more famous pieces "Bud ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by Liang Kai

Ma Yuan

Daoist Scripture Frontispiece (detail)
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Poet Strolling by Marshy Bank
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Xia Gui

Li Gonglin

Sakyamuni Descending Mountain
(Tokyo National Museum)

Winter Landscape with Horsemen
(Freer Gallery of Art)

Lin Liang
Patriarch Cutting Bamboo
(Tokyo National Museum)