Chu Teh-chun: Plurality (2003)

“…Nature is absorbed into the artist’s thought and then undergoes refinement, and it is the power of the artist’s imagination, his sensibility, and his inner character that are revealed on the canvas. This is where the concepts behind Chinese painting and abstract painting very neatly come together.” READ FULL ESSAY: Christie’s (quoting Chu Teh-chun) See…

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

See More CHU TEH-CHUN at Christie’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Sotheby’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Bonham’s Read More CHU TEH-CHUN at wikiwand 10 things to know about poet painter Chu Teh-Chun Chu Teh chun: The Man Behind the Legendary Painter Chu Teh-Chun in Three Works: Symphonic, Calligraphic, Lyrical Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Rob Riccardo: Right on Time

Hat Tip Many thanks to Michele at My Inspired Life for introducing me to this music in her post Pursue your Passions. Hear More Rob Riccardo website See More CHU TEH-CHUN at Christie’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Sotheby’s CHU TEH-CHUN at Bonham’s Read More CHU TEH-CHUN at wikiwand 10 things to know about poet painter Chu…

Optimism: Happy New Year 2023!

“The paintings of Chu Teh-Chun dated between 2004 and 2006 present images that convey more to the viewer than the artist’s personal preferences or the pursuit of a more dynamic style. Rather, Chu examines each work in the hopes of further developing their uniqueness individually. Through the utmost strikingly abstract landscapes, the viewer is able…

Zhang Daqian: “Palace Crimson” Peony (1952)

Read More Zhang Daqian: A guide to China’s most popular artist See More Tag: Zhang Daqian At Sunnyside Zhang Daqian at Christie’s Zhang Daqian at Sotheby’s Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Zhang Daqian: Temple by the Waterfall

“The mounting of Temple by Waterfall is a precious Japanese silk brocade designated for Zhang Daqian’s most treasured works from the 1960s. In shimmering yellow and orange tones, the two-colour silk brocade sets off the splashed blue and green on the painting; this relatively contemporary presentation contrasts with the traditional aesthetics of harmony and attests…

Friedrich ZETTL 狐胡: What a Dot Can Do

Thank you for such clear explanations and helpful links. Each little bit of understanding makes your paintings even more beautiful. ~Sunnyside Friedrich Zettl writes, When I was once introduced to Professor Wolfgang Kubin (he is the most important sinologist in the German-speaking world – an incredible man BTW), he said: “Yes, I know who you…

Asian Art: Porcelain Plate

the-met-art: Dish Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Date: 19th century Culture: China Medium: Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels Dimensions: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); Diam. 11.5 in. (29.2 cm) Classification: Ceramics Credit Line: Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893 Untitled Artwork, Asian Art http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/47454 Timeline of Art History (2000-present) Timelines Central and North Asia, 1800-1900…