The ongoing thoughts of an art teacher in China - and home in Sydney
A continuing diary about my travels in China, and thoughts about China and Chinese art from home and abroad
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
"Dragons Leaping at the Gate of Heaven": calligraphy in contemporary art
Here is the start of my new article, published today on The Culture Trip. I have been interested for a while in the growing international fascination with ink painting and calligraphy, which is slowly coming to replace the rather tired western characterisation of Chinese contemporary art as all about Political Pop and Cynical Realist Mao-dominated imagery.