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Works of new Chinese artists on display, the third Hyderabad Bengali film festival and a Veena Murali recital in Chennai

The Sked
The Sked
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2016-06-25T11:45:36+05:30

Delhi Art
Down The Road From Fine Brush-Strokes

One of the oldest ‘oriental’ art traditions—treasured all over the world—is that of China. But how many contemporary Chinese artists, barring a few dissidents, do we know? Now, the works of new Chinese artists will be on display as part of ‘Silk Road—China Art Masters World Tour Exhibition’. From abstract art to sculpture by way of traditional representation, this aims to cast its net as wide as possible. Chinese art is steeped in heritage—thus the  prominent position of calligraphy, as artists consider it to be an inherent  part of their work. The group show will feature several contemporary painters and sculptors of Chinese origin. Guo Youhe, the vice-president of the Beijing National Academy of Painting and Calligraphy, is known for mastery in traditional watercolour. Known for being obsessive about his...

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