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The Rhythm of Nature: Traditional Chinese Landscapes

Presented by Cincinnati Museum Center at Cincinnati Museum Center, OH

Sep 01 2015
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Oct 04 2015
The Rhythm of Nature: Traditional Chinese Landscapes

Experience the charm of traditional Chinese culture with paintings, poetry and calligraphy. This exhibit was brought to Cincinnati by the Chinese American Association of Cincinnati, the Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research.

This exhibit features artwork by the following Chinese artists:

Han Pu, born in 1948, member of Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research, researcher and former vice-president of Capital Library of China, vice-president of Beijing History Study Society. His work focuses on theory study and practice of traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy. He is a well-known painter and commentator on fine arts history. His publications include Folk Customs Fading Away.

Lv Minqiang, born in 1949, member of Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research, seal-cutting master of national level, famous calligrapher, member of China Calligraphers Association, council member of Beijing Calligraphers Association and director of its seal-cutting committee. Major seal-cutting works include Seal for Juan Antonio Samaranch (the seventh president of the International Olympic Committee), Seal for Hashimoto Ryutaro (former Japanese Prime Minister) and Seal for Guan Shanyue (a well-known Chinese painter). His publications include Lv Pin Calligraphy and Seal-Cutting.

Yu Yongmao, born in 1952, member of Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research, member of China Artists Association, vice-president of China Landscape Painting Research Academy, member of Beijing Artists Association. He is a landscape painter known for the imposing grandeur of his artwork. His representative works include Cloud Moving Toward the Village Heralds the Rain and The River and the Woods along the Banks present a Beautiful Autumn View. His publications include Collection of Yu Yongmao’s Landscape Painting.

Li Defu, born in 1952, member of Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research, member of China Artists Association, vice-president of Artists Association of China Post, vice-president of Veteran Artists Academy of China’s Ministry of Culture, executive council member of Painters Association for Traditional Chinese Painting, council member of Research Society of Qi Baishi Arts, vice-president of Beijing Guobao Painting and Calligraphy Academy, senior designer of stamp. He is a noted landscape painter. Stamp-designing works include Hengshan Mountain,Songshan Mountain and Three Gorges of Yangtze River. Hengshan Mountain won the prize of “Fine Stamps,” and “Three Gorges of Yangtse River” won the prizes of “Best Stamp” and “Stamp-Design Master.”

Zheng Shanlu, born in 1956, member of Beijing Municipal Institute of Culture and History Research, member of China Artists Association, council member of Beijing Artists Association, painter of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference’s Painting Department, editor of Painting World Magazine published by Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He is known for water and ink landscape painting and figure painting. His representative works include 55-meter long scroll-painting Beautiful Scenery of New Beijing and 50-meter long scroll-painting In Praise of Western Beijing’s Landscape. His publications include Painting Master Zheng Shanlu and His Masterpieces.

– See more at: http://www.cincymuseum.org/exhibits/traditional-chinese-landscapes#sthash.P1LLzmfo.dpuf

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