Landmark contemporary ink exhibition at New York’s MET – picture feast

The MET’s “Ink Art: Past and Present in Contemporary China”, which opened on 11 December, is the latest exhibition to focus on works influenced by ink painting, calligraphy and literati aesthetics this year.

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Is ink the next thing? Evidence mounts of growing interest in Chinese ink painting – Redbox

    CHINESE INK       The international debut of contemporary ink painting from China already follows the wake of enthusiasm for Chinese contemporary art says the must-read Beijing-based Chinese art news site Redbox. Speculations of an energetic revival … Continue reading

14 China rim artists show landscapes at opinion-leading Hong Kong gallery Hanart

CHINESE LANDSCAPE SHOW This show interests us because it points to the classic/contemporary trend in which we see a juxtaposition of  the historic and traditional with the new. Many contemporary Chinese artists are rediscovering the traditional medium of ink and using it … Continue reading