Several interesting events coming up at the Ashmolean. Apparently A New Moon Shines Over Bloomsbury! On Fri 2 Nov, 1–2.30pm, Dr Paul Bevan, will explore Ling Suhua’s ‘Friendship Scroll’, with a chance to see this unique artwork – a handscroll with multiple vignettes by several modern Chinese artists including Zhang Daqian and Xu Beihong.
Looking ahead to 2019, learn about Chinese woodblock printing:
- Talk on Wood & Ink: a thousand year legend, Sat 26 Jan 2019, 11am–12pm
- 4 day course from the Master of the Shizhuzhai from Ten Bamboo Studio, 22-25th Jan 2019
Coming up, Japanese print exhibition Plum Blossom and Green Willow, 2 Oct 2018 – 17 Mar 2019.
And at the Oxford University Department for Continuing Education:
- 300 years of Wen – Origin and Evolution of Chinese Language, Saturday 2 March 2019
- Painting in China from the Tang Dynasty to the Present Day, Saturday 30 March 2019