Cao yiqiang, doctor of Philosophy at Oxford University, now is the director and doctoral supervisor of School of Arts and Humanities in China Academy of Art. He also takes the 6th chairman of Art Review Group of the State Council, Fine Art Team leader of Master of Arts Steering Committee for Ministry of Education, member of Art Theory Commission of Chinese Artists Association, distinguished professor and doctoral supervisor at Nanjing Normal University and Shanghai University. He is the editorial board member of World Art and the chief editor of New Art. He was the former international consultant of British Art History, researcher of Oxford University Museum, senior researcher of American National Gallery, academician of Clark Art Institute, and visiting professor at University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania. He focuses on construction of Chinese Art History, and works on studying the relationship between art and ideology, image and history, art and international exchanges.