Antiques and Art at Armory

The exhibitor list in this prestigious show contains a lot high-end dealers such as Whitley Collection who specializes Royal Doulton will be there. Tomorrow there will be a panel discussion about Designing with Antiques in the Modern World.

AVENUE-Wendy Antiques & Art at The Armory
Thursday, December 4th and run until Sunday, December 7th, 2008.

The Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Admission: $20

About Hui

Wang Hui lived from 1632 - 1717 and followed in the footprints of his great grandfathers, grandfather, father and uncles and learned painting at a very early age. He was later taught by two contemporary masters, Zhang Ke and Wang Shimin, who taught him to work in the tradition of copying famous Chinese paintings. This is most likely the reason why critics claim that his work is conservative and reflects the Yuan and Song traditions. One critic claimed that "his landscape paintings reflect his nostalgic attachment to classical Chinese aesthetics. Along with the other Wangs, Wang Hui helped to perpetuate the tradition of copying the ancient masters rather than creating original work.

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