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Chinese Painting: Modern Chinese Painting

"Chinese Painting: Modern Chinese Painting"

Toyokan Room 8  February 11, 2014 (Tue) - March 30, 2014 (Sun)

  
Peonies, By Zhao Zhiqian, China, Qing dynasty, dated 1872 (Gift of Dr. Hayashi Munetake)

This exhibition displays modern Chinese paintings. This exhibition features the works of Qi Huang (Baishi), an artist from the commoner class who excelled at humorous works, Tao Lengyue, who boldly incorporated Western styles into his paintings, Yang Weiquan and many others. The displayed works present the richness of modern Chinese painting.
Current exhibit includes:
Painting after A Pile of Brocade and Ash, By Yang Weiquan, China, Republic period, dated 1935 (Private collection)
Autumn Moon Above the Bay, By Tao Lengyue, China, Republic period, dated 1939 (Private collection)
The Nine Ancients, By Ren Yi, China, Qing dynasty, dated 1883 (Gift of Dr. Hayashi Munetake)
Peonies, By Zhao Zhiqian, China, Qing dynasty, dated 1872 (Gift of Dr. Hayashi Munetake)
Flowering Plants, By Zhao Zhiqian, China, Qing dynasty, dated 1874 (Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro)