Poems, Calligraphy and Paintings related to Landscapes: Endless Views from the Study

October 27, 2019, 14:00-16:00 Multifunction Hall of the Capital Museum 200 people


In the life of ancient scholars, the study is an indispensable space for writing brushes, ink sticks, paper, ink stones, calligraphy, paintings, etc. It was where artists began their official careers, where they read and worked, and where they created paintings.


With brushes, ink and pigment, they created uncountable poems, calligraphy and paintings. Within these genre, landscape paintings by scholars in the Song and Yuan dynasties marked a climax in Chinese art history, a splendid world of poems, calligraphy and paintings.


On October 27, Professor of School of Humanities of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Shao Yan, will offer visitors an excellent art lecture.


Shao Yan received a doctoral degree from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2004. She took up the post of senior visiting scholar of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Her teaching and research field is Chinese art history, especially the development and appraisal techniques of traditional calligraphy and paintings. 


Starting from several landscape paintings displayed at the exhibition "The Art of Chinese Landscape Paintings from 12th to the 20th centuries" at the Capital Museum, the lecture introduces the main landscape painting styles in the Song and Yuan dynasties, and also to present the art scene formed by interaction between paintings, calligraphy and poems.


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Registration Date: October 27, 2019, 14:00-16:00

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