Sunday, February 13, 2011
The Reformer's Brush: Modernity and Traditional Media in China
Zhang Binglin [1868-1936], Couplet in Bronze Characters
The Reformer's Brush: Modernity and Traditional Media in China opens at the University of Hawaii Art Gallery on February 27, 2011.
This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai revolution in China and showcases 78 works of Chinese calligraphy and painting from Honolulu collectors Dr. Ernest and Letah Lee and Dr. Chin-tang Lo.
On February 27 at 2:00 pm in the Art Auditorium, Keynote speaker Shana J. Brown will be giving a lecture Do Great Political Thinkers Make Great Artists? Visual Culture as a Medium for Reform in Turn-of-the-Century China.
Immediately following is the opening reception from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
The Reformer's Brush will be on display from February 27 - April 8, 2011.
Gallery hours are Monday - Friday 10:30 - 5:00; Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 [closed spring break]
Gallery tours will be held Sundays March 6 - April 3 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm
An Educational Chinese Film Series will screened Sundays March 6 - April 3 starting at 3:30 pm in Art 101.