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Cao Yong 1962 | Chinese murales painter

Cao Yong is a chinese artist whose work depicts Tibet. He spent a year alone in the mountains of Tibet, and the paintings he produced were exhibited in Beijing in early 1989. He was subsequently arrested by the Chinese Authorities with the Beijing Police burning seven of the paintings. He escaped with his fiancée Aya Goda to Japan. Cao Yong's canvases evoke the essence of some of the most delightful places on earth. Although Cao Yong was formally educated in China, the artist achieved maturity during seven years of self-exile in Tibet. Then he left for Japan, where he quickly became that nation's most honored muralist. Later, he immigrated to America, in this nation know for her freedom of expression, Cao Yong has transferred to an artist who dedicates to the love of nature and passion for life through artwork.