Literati Painting: A Genre Unique to Chinese Culture | The China Institute


by Project Pengyou on March 17th, 2015   918 views

When and Where

  • 17/03/2015
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • China Institute
    125 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
    New York
    United States
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Literati Painting: A Genre Unique to Chinese Culture | The China Institute

Event Details

Blending poetry, calligraphy and painting, Chinese literati painting glows as an enchanted garden of art. In this lecture and performance, two masters of the form will be introduced: Qi Baishi (1864-1957), whose art proclaims the triumph of the romantic over the commonplace, and Pu Ru (1896-1963), whose works transport viewers to a realm of bliss.

Lecture

Literati Painting: A Genre Unique to Chinese Culture
Lecturer: Ben Wang, Senior Lecturer of the Humanities, China Institute, with Guest Musician

Blending poetry, calligraphy and painting, Chinese literati painting glows as an enchanted garden of art. In this lecture and performance, two masters of the form will be introduced: Qi Baishi (1864-1957), whose art proclaims the triumph of the romantic over the commonplace, and Pu Ru (1896-1963), whose works transport viewers to a realm of bliss.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 ~ 6:30 – 8:30 PM
$25 for members / $30 for non-members

To register, please contact Aaron Nicholson at anicholson@chinainstitute.org or 212-744-8181, ext. 138.

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