In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Guangdong Art Institute, an exhibition will be held at the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou between December 6th and 22nd, featuring more than 400 masterpieces by over 200 artists as well as about 2,000 original manuscripts.
Two ink wash paintings by Fang Rending. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
Visitors will be able to view ink wash, oil, and watercolor paintings, as well as woodblock prints and calligraphy put into a timeline, bringing the history of the Institute to life.
Founded in 1959 and formerly known as ‘Guangzhou Traditional Chinese Painting Institute, Guangdong Art Institute is one of the four major art institutes in China and has had a significant influence on the art circle over the past 60 years. The institute is home to a great number of nationally celebrated artists, such as woodcut artist Huang Xinbo, painter Guan Shanyue, painter and calligrapher Fang Rending, and oil painter Yu Ben.
The exhibition is open to the public for free.
Two ink washpaintings by Guan Shanyue. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
Period:December 6th and 22nd, 2019
Opening Hours:9:00 – 17:00 (closed on Mondays)
Venue:Guangdong Museum of Art
Add.:No. 38 Yanyu Lu (Rd.), Er-sha Island, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Bus:Within the city you can take one of the following buses to get there: Bus No. 89, 194, B21, 131A, 57, or 12.
Note:Beverages and water are not allowed to be brought into the gallery Drinking water is available in the museum from water fountains.
A woodblock print by Huang Xinbo. [Photo provided to Newsgd.com]
Author: Monica Liu
Editor: Simon Haywood