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TODAY! “The Transformation of Chinese Painting Through Overseas Collecting” at NanHai Art

Millbrae’s Chinese art advocate NanHai Art is spending the month of November educating. Ramping up for their commercial gallery opening in 2014, NanHai is hosting seminars with some of the most prominent minds in Chinese culture.

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This afternoon brings the second lecture in the series, titled “The Transformation of Chinese Painting Through Overseas Collecting” with Professor Zaixin Hong. A professor of Chinese Art History at Washington’s University of Puget Sound, Hong is currently completing a book on the subject titled ” “Shaking Hands with the Future: The Transformation of
Chinese Painting Through Overseas Collecting.”

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From 2-4pm this afternoon he’ll be sharing decades of experience in the modern Chinese art market, and focusing on the oft-overlooked early 20th century painter Huang Binhong and the artist’s relationship with Western collectors and art historians.

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The final seminar in the series will be held on November 16 by Professor Arthur Mu-sen Kao. Titled “East Meets West in Brush and Ink,” Kao will discuss his own art practices in relation to the Chinese art’s cultural history, including Western realism’s impact on Chinese art along with modern ink painting practices.

And don’t forget to keep an eye out for NanHai’s new gallery opening next year!

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