Exhibition Review: Spirit Rock, Sacred Mountain: A Chinese View of Nature

This exhibition, featuring Kemin Hu’s rock collection and mountain paintings by Hai Tao and C.C. Wang, was held this year from February to April at Baruch College’s Sidney Mishkin Gallery in New York City. The exhibition was well received by many. For some, it was their first time learning about Scholars’ Rocks and seeing them up close. The exhibition especially the 17 Scholars’ Rocks had “held the attention” of major newspapers and Asian art magazine: “Rock, Paper, Sculpture” Wall Street Journal, by Mr. Lance Esplund,…

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Spirit Rock, Sacred Mountain: A Chinese View of Nature

Exhibition: Spirit Rock, Sacred Mountain: A Chinese View of Nature featuring Kemin Hu‘s Rock / Mountain Paintings by Hai Tao and C. C. Wang   Dates: Friday, February 25 to April 6, 2011 (Opening reception on Thursday, February 24) Location: Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College (135 East 22nd Street, NYC) Contact: 212-802-2690. The exhibition will be open to public.        

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10 Views of the Honorable Old Man Scholars Rock – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ten Differentiated Views of the Honorable Old Man by Liu Dan (Chinese, born 1953) Beijing, China, 2007-10 Set of nine hanging scrolls and one handscroll On exhibit as part of Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition Dates: November 20, 2010 – February 13, 2011 Location: Gund Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA Liu Dan describes rocks as ‘the stem cells of Chinese landscape painting’ because they ‘hold the myriad forms of nature and their ability to transform is infinite’. Liu (b. 1953) believes…

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