Introduction to Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House
Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House was formed in 1984. It is the only professional arts publish house in Shandong province, and has a very good social reputation because of its stable work team, fairly strong economic strength and rich profession experience. Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House is always persistent a correct publishing direction and a diversified developing road with keeping its own characteristic, while has formed a clear publishing thought through repeated studies and marketing practice many years. During these years, it has published a large number of books, which involve art theory, painting techniques, monograph of art history, appreciation of art collection, design and decoration, photography, calligraphy, art textbooks, and picture-story books.
Adhering the principle of “publish good books to create brand”, Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House devotes to publish western painting fine books on the one hand. It has edited and published the classical painting works by masters from Russia, Italia and Sweden etc, and has already owned a brand effect nationally. These fine western painting books have been an important characteristic of the publish house. On the other hand, with the persistence of discovering national fine art works, it has published a large number of books such as complete works of Huang Binhong, 20th Century China Arts, and Chinese Sketch paintings in Successive Dynasties, which have high academic value. In recent years, books of art history and criticism, appreciation and collection have been published in succession. Series of Academic Thought of Chinese Modern Art and Design, Collection of the Famous Chinese Inscription, The Graceful Ancient Letter Papers,National Treasure and Complete Collection of Chinese Decorative Patterns are the representatively excellent books among them. These books not only established the influence of Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House’s quality in academic and collecting communities, but also make the publish house jump out of the limit of only publishing paintings to walk into a wider fields of art.
For 33 years, Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House has published nearly 8000 kinds of books, among which more than 60 are gained the National Book Awards and more than 400 are gained awards in provincial level. The number of gaining national art-book publishing awards comes out in front of the publish house list.
Meanwhile, Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House has been trying its best to construct the curriculum system of compulsory education. The Fine Arts, High School Art, Art, Moral Character and Society, Moral Character and life and Calligraphy are the text books developed by the publish house itself. These teaching materials have the high quality for students’ studying in primary and middle schools and make a contribution to nation’s basic education. Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House gained a name of ‘National Good Publishing House’ of 1997 and 1998. The achievement is due to people’s hard work and exploration by several generations.
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