Announcement of Monthly Magazines

Urban Art and Antiques now has a magazine based on the daily posts within a month. This digest will feature interesting articles or reviews in a tab format for the ease of navigation. If you would like to have a downloadable PDF file, please let us know. 

Check it out:

http://www.urbanartantiques.com/magazine/

A downloadable PDF version can be found from the right sidebar or just click here.

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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