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Exploring the Soul of Traditional Chinese Art
October 12, 2017 - 15:00-16:30
Lecture by Prof. Dr. LIU Bo, Chinese National Academy of Art
In this lecture on traditional Chinese art, Dr. LIU Bo will introduce the artistic soul behind the famous sculptures of the Terra Cotta Warriors, the Chinese freehand brushwork genre including landscape paintings with Chinese ink. The Chinese freehand brushwork paintings are an important part of Chinese art history and it is closely connected to Chinese philosophy. This classical form of Chinese art has developed from dynasty to dynasty and it has gradually become the most influential form of expression in Chinese art history. The lecture will explain the origins of Chinese art and literature and introduce the spirit of freehand brushwork and calligraphy.