News about Calligraphy Paintings
Kwong Lum calligraphy exhibition on view in New York
NEW YORK – Kwong Lum’s “Unrestrained Freehand Cursive Calligraphy” exhibition is now on view at Gianguan Auction Gallery, located at 39 W. 56th St., in Manhattan.
Gianguan Auctions chronicles paintings, calligraphy highlights
NEW YORK – Gianguan Auctions New York announces the publication of Chronicle of Gianguan: Thirteen Years of Master Paintings and Calligraphy, a curated retrospective of important Chinese paintings that have crossed the gallery’s podium. It offers readers a visual history of Chinese ink as it evolved from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the contemporary.
China chides cadres: No more calligraphy clubs
BEIJING (AFP) – The writing is on the wall for Chinese officials caught up in the latest hotbed of graft and corruption: calligraphy associations. The written form has long been revered as an art in China, and it was part of the civil service examinations in Imperial times. More recently, inscriptions by Communist China’s founding […]
Calligraphy scrolls keep Asian items on a roll at Michaan’s
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Chinese arts and antiquities continued to prove their worth as a hot commodity in Michaan’s estate auction Aug. 3. A runaway sales success was found in lot 179, a set of six hanging scrolls of calligraphy brushwork attributed to Yu Youren, which was estimated to sell for $2,000-3,000. The set provided a […]