Kang Dong Kang Dong of original name Liu, ever used a Liu Hengzhe, therefore on the west, was born at Sichuan 1926 health calm, home of contemporary and famous painting and calligraphy, the Chinese People's Liberation Army enters China first of Tibet along with army painter, those who enjoy high reputation is crackajack army brigade painter. Kang Dong was graduated from Sichuan university 1949, joined a the Chinese People's Liberation Army to hold the post of the member that form of art of song and dance ensemble of battle of southwest military region is created 1950, acted according to transfer order of the General Political Department of the Chinese People's Liberation Army to enter capital 1952, have successively held the posts of " liberation army pictorial " group leader of group of company art editor, editor, chinese artist academician, seminar of Chinese senile painting and calligraphy writes a researcher. Kang Dong draws extensive, picture plants subject matter dabble diversiform, comic, new Year picture, woodcut, canvas and traditional Chinese painting all are accomplished distinguished.
At the beginning of 50-80 time, kang Dong paints an inside and outside of become famous army, once granted to reach with Qi Baishi, Xu Beihong, Xie Jian army inside and outside a lot of famous artist become attached to interact. 1962, he waits to hold couplet of 6 people painting and calligraphy to exhibit in Beijing with intense of day of Huang Zhou, Tong Xiang, Kou Hong. After retiring 1983, kang Dongxin is not had by look for, traditional Chinese painting of with great concentration is created, created series to mirror leader figure, nation amorous feelings and eulogize the motherland is auspicious the work of traditional Chinese painting of land. Force of work of convention of character of Kangdong traditional Chinese painting, landscape, painting of flowers and birds in traditional Chinese style is deep, be united in wedlock with photograph of poetic painting and calligraphy, with the pen old hot cheesy, provide traditional Chinese painting to be taken with the god already form, with the tradition with form lifelike and lyric conception, imitate nature holds the length that be in harmony draws on the west concurrently, have bright ethical characteristic and strong times feeling. Masterpiece has: Comic " the eternal life in blaze " , " cryptotaeneous cinquefoil hill 5 hero " ; Canvas " the friendship with the great solidarity of the battle " ; Traditional Chinese painting " feral equestrian chicken " , " bayou bamboo stands firm " , " the happy Ma Laya of stand erect is loose " ; At the beginning of 60 time, woodcut " ZHANG a group of things with common features idyllic " enter countrywide edition art exhibition and be collected by Chinese art gallery. Kang Dong work enters domestic and international art exhibition for many times. Traditional Chinese painting " ZHANG a group of things with common features amorous feelings " in Japan Sino-Japanese the gold prize is won in establishing diplomatic relations 10 years to exhibit, " a newborn baby " , " a long march of ten thousand lie the first pace " obtain countrywide beauty exhibited first prize 2005; In June 1986, hold in Wuhan " Kang Dongshi art exhibition " cause the height that draw altar to pay close attention to; Held in Australian Sydney on invitation in June 2007 " the traditional Chinese painting in Kangdong is exhibited " , be said to allow art exhibition for rare Gao Shui by controller of center of communication of Sydney China culture, won Sydney audience especially the height of Sydney Chinese is admiring.