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Hu Kao or Hu K’aolocked


Chinese, 20th century, male.

Painter, cartoonist.

A cartoonist in the Realist style, Hu Kao worked in Shanghai before leaving for Yenan during the second Sino-Japanese War.

Cartoon art has a very important place in 20th-century China as it is closely connected with the social upheaval the country underwent during this century. As a movement, cartoon art emerged in the 1930s, drawing inspiration at first from the novels of Lu Xun (...

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