Category Archives: Chinese Paintings Collection

Temporary Display: Ding Yi’s ’70 circles’

16 May 2017 –28 May 2017 Gallery 10 | Admission Free Abstract artist Ding Yi came to visit the Ashmolean Museum on the 17th of May 2017 for an “In conversation” event with Chinese painting expert Professor Shane McCausland from … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960

Exhibition dates: 4 April  to 28 August 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free The New display Beyond Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960 in gallery 29 explores abstraction in Chinese art. The paintings, selected from the Ashmolean Collection, combine elements of … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960 part II

Exhibition dates: 4 April  to 28 August 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free The Modern Art Movement in Taiwan Part II Fong Chung-Ray is a distinguished artist best known for his unique abstract painting. In 1949 he went to Taiwan … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960 part III

Exhibition dates: 4 April  to 28 August 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free Experimental ink art in the Mainland and beyond This exhibition also showcases a few experimental ink paintings by contemporary artists from mainland and Hong Kong whose works … Continue reading

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A centenary display to commemorate the life of Fang Zhaoling (1914-2006) in Gallery 38

The new display in the Later China Gallery (gallery 38) in the Ashmolean Museum commemorates the life of Fang Zhaoling (1914-2006) who is an important 20th century artist and calligrapher. Born in Wuxi in Jiangsu province, Fang Zhaoling was educated … Continue reading

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