For anyone who would like to learn from the history and culture of Macao, the best way is to take a walk along its avenues and alleyways to follow the footprints from bygone eras. So let’s embark on a journey along the life of George Smirnoff, a renowned painter who had a short stay in Macao, to take a retrospective look at the history of arts in Macao.
About the painter
George Smirnoff (1903-1947), honored as the Father of Modern Art of Macao, was a Russian architect famed in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He worked as an art teacher in Macao’s St. Luiz Gonzaga College and had drawn dozens of landscape paintings of the city between 1944 and 1945.
Total walking time: 37 minutes