Join exhibition curator Sophie McIntyre as she guides you through the work of 14 established and emerging artists who are pushing the boundaries of ink art.
East Asia has a long tradition of ink painting, yet it is often regarded as a quintessentially Chinese medium. In the West it is widely associated with ancient Chinese calligraphic scrolls and paintings detecting sublime, mythical landscapes painted on paper or silk. Accompanied by a Mandarin interpreter, Sophie will explore the recent transformation of ink art in East Asia, discussing the impacts of globalism, tradition and commercialism on the work of 14 artists’ who are creating are expanding the realm of ink art to create works that are innovative, socially engaged and transnational.
Don’t miss your chance to gain an insider’s look at the first exhibition in Australia to showcase one of the most important artistic trends from Asia in recent years.
This tour will be delivered in English and accompanied by a Mandarin interpreter.