Tag: art

just blossoms and buds

graphic with 3 blossoms ink on hemp paper
In Chinese painting, opposites play an important role: emptiness - existing, calm - movement, strength - weakness, etc. In a small series, I tried to capture and express some of these ideas.
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when I first met Lu Yanshao 陸儼少

photo of lu yanshao
In the late 1980s I had the chance to study at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Traditionally, on Saturday mornings, the Academy invited well-known painters of classical Chinese painting to demonstrate their way of painting. The purpose of the exercise was to give the students an insight into topics such as the structure of the picture, brush […]
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portraits – a new page

girl from the PLO gouache painting
A new page has been added: Portraits. It links to 5 series of portraits and a page with previous portrait paintings. My series generally consist of some 20-30 works. The unsold ones are listed. The early works are mostly oil-paintings and more will be listed soon. PORTRAITS
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