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How did ancient artist paint a poem?

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How did ancient artist paint a poem?

Zhao Lingrang’s Whiling Away the Summer by a Lakeside Retreat is a painting from the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) which depicts rural scenery. How does this painting draw on the poetry of Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu? How does this poet-like painter break through the limits of the horizon and guide viewers’ line of sight freely? Martin Powers, a visiting professor at the School of Arts, Peking University, and emeritus professor at the University of Michigan, provides his insights. #TheSongPainted #ArtCritics

Click on the link below to find more about the virtual exhibition: https://www.cgtn.com/the-song-painted-nature-english