Chinese Paintings in Oxford 2019

Yongyu Huang (b. 1924) – Li Kui Reciting Poetry With Difficulty – EA1995.198
Yongyu Huang (b. 1924) – Li Kui Reciting Poetry With Difficulty. Ashmolean Museum.

The Naked Form in Modern Chinese Art  is at the Ashmolean Museum, Mar 30, 2019 To Sep 15, 2019.  This exhibition presents a varied selection of images of the naked form as depicted by Chinese artists from the 1930s until the present day. The nude is not a traditional subject in Chinese art but was introduced to China by artists who had studied abroad during the first decades of the twentieth century. The exhibition features works by major artists of the twentieth century, including Huang Yongyu, and of course, CBPS Honorary President Qu Leilei.   Curators’s tour 15 MaySymposium 22 May.

You can explore east-meets-west life drawing with Qu Leilei at Missenden Abbey 14 – 16 June 2019.