Tag: fine arts

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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index for landscape paintings added

traditional landscape by friedrich zettl
A new page has been added, an index for several series of landscape paintings, mainly works in ink on rice paper. In addition to very early works, there are landscape paintings after Chinese masters or own works https://zettl.blog/landscapes-山水画/
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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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new page with Mao poems

Mao Poem Let 100 Flowers bloom 百花齐放
A new page has been added. It is primarily a series of works using ancient graphics, lithographs and documents. Poems or slogans by Chairman Mao Zedong were painted over them. Mao poems mao poems 毛泽东诗
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new homepage

calligraphy artwork by friedrich zettl
In order to be able to realize this project better both as a homepage and as a blog, we have put a new homepage online: zettl.fr This page will be continued as usual.
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new category: key works

graphic with fetish artwork by friedrich zettl
On this page works are presented that show my development in art. They are not necessarily listed in chronological order, but they do document the time periods quite well. Details will be added from time to time. Please check: https://zettl.blog/key-works/
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