The first ever Ink Canton · Classical Ink Art Fair will be held at the New Fa Center in Guangzhou from December 12 to 15. Part of Art Canton · Contemporary Art Fair, the Ink Canton · Classical Ink Art Fair is tailored to demonstrate traditional Chinese culture by displaying exquisite Chinese paintings.
The press conference of Ink Canton · Classical Ink Art Fair. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
The Ink Canton art fair will display unique ink and wash works by Chinese artists from all over the country, providing choices for art buyers, said Lu Xiaokun, founder of Art Canton.
Wu Shaoning, chief curator of Art Canton and renowned art critic, says that the exposition is a professional space for exchanges between amateurs, artists and collectors of Chinese painting, providing new opportunities for the transformation of ancient Chinese paintings in the modern era.
Li Qing, a famous young critic who is also spokesman and curator of the Ink Canton art fair, said that the art fair will be joined by many artists and art institutions nationwide to focus on both academic research and business promotion.
An ink art work by Zheng Guixi. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
The fair has so far invited masters in the field of Chinese painting, including renowned artists like Liu Shufeng, Liang Jianhua and female artist Liu Xin, to present artworks with distinct traditional characteristics. The exposition will also include senior artists as supervisors of the fair, to offer guidance on the innovation and inheritance of Chinese ink art.
According to executive curator of Ink Canton art fair, Tracy Liang, the organizing committee has organized a special trip to visit artists throughout the country, with the aim of searching for more quality Chinese paintings for the upcoming fair.
An ink art work by Wu Jianfei. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
Authors: Hannah Zhou, Monica Liu