Ink paint­ing ex­hi­bi­tion by Sun En­dao un­veiled

Changjiang Weekly - - CULTURE - By Zhou Manzhen

On the af­ter­noon of July

28, Sun En­dao's ink paint­ing ex­hi­bi­tion opened at the Bund

1861 FAME Art Gallery on Hualou Street, Hankou. Forty ink paint­ings are be­ing ex­hib­ited, re­pro­duc­ing the leisurely life­style of Chi­nese schol­ars in an­cient times.

Sun has served as the pres­i­dent of the Hubei Fine Arts Pub­lish­ing House and is a mem­ber of the China Artists As­so­ci­a­tion's comic strip art com­mit­tee. He has pub­lished art works on poems from the Tang, Song and Yuan dy­nas­ties, and has a thor­ough un­der­stand­ing of an­cient Chi­nese lit­er­a­ture.

Sun's works on dis­play in this ex­hi­bi­tion mainly de­pict the leisure ac­tiv­i­ties of an­cient Chi­nese, in­clud­ing wine­tast­ing, po­etry, horse-rid­ing, fish­ing, lute-play­ing, chess, cal­lig­ra­phy, and paint­ing. One ex­am­ple is the piece ti­tled "Fenggu (Strength of Char­ac­ter) in the Wei and Jin dy­nasty" which de­scribes the story of the seven sages of the bam­boo grove. Com­bined with poems, Sun's ink paint­ings are full of clas­si­cal style.

This free ex­hi­bi­tion is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. un­til Au­gust 28.

Photo source: Mil­len­nium Cen­ter

Ink paint­ing work of Sun En­dao

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