September 11 – November 22, 2009

The more than thirty Chinese Literati scroll paintings in this exhibition are dated from the Song Dynasty (960–1279) to the present day. Organized into five sections, “Hermitic Scholars,” “Divine Landscapes,” “Politicized Animals,” “Humanized Plants,” and “Written Images,” it offers a comprehensive introduction to the historical contexts, major themes, and philosophical backgrounds of Literati art.

Cuarted by Shuishan Yu. Catalogue available.

Writing an Image: Chinese Literati Art

September 2009

by Shuishan Yu

34 pages