This fall, artist and videographer Andrea Hull and I will be teaming up to launch Art+Asia/Writing+Video, a blog that takes full advantage of the genre by using words and images creatively to engage readers with contemporary and modern works by Asian artists.  We will approach these works in the contexts of both the artist’s national culture and today’s global art world.

More details to come ~ along with images of some of the works we have been looking at as background research.  Here to start with are some of works in ink that have caught our eye…

From the Asia Society Museum’s Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong

Wu Guanzhong’s “The Grand Canyon in America,” 1990

And from Ink – The Art of China at the Saatchi Gallery in London,”Tomorrow’s Cloudy Sky” by Yang Jiechangand “Ancient Ivy in the Villa Giulia in Rome,” a 4-meter long scroll by Zeng Xiaojun of which here are is a detail:

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