Real name Yuan Dexing, born in Miluo County Hunan Province 1931. Entered the National Palace Museum in 1968 to work on the examination of artifacts, possesses an unsurpassable knowledge of Shang and Chou Dynasty Bronze Ware, paints and writes calligraphy and writings in his spare time, with numerous solo exhibitions held domestically and internationally, and all well-received. Chuko's literature and art works include illustrated poetry, prose and critiques. All the wars and separations he experienced in his life, his carefree and unrestrained nature, and his knowledge in art all have greatly influence on his works. He numerous publications including poetries A Stroll in the Mountains and A Wandering House, prose collection Wandering Nation Inside a Café and Rebirth of a Firebird, writings collection Aesthetic Life, art critique Visual Life and paintings collection Chuko's Works.