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With ease and grace, artist seeks a new state of painting

With ease and grace, artist seeks a new state of painting

Wang Xiyao”s ongoing exhibition shows a pursuit of ease, grace, without any bounds, in art. [Photo provided to China Daily] The exhibition title is borrowed from a guqin piece Liangxiao Yin (Prelude to a Fairly Evening), which Wang says has been her favorite of all the pieces she has learned. Some of her latest works on …

How did ancient artist paint a poem?

How did ancient artist paint a poem?

09:56 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 …