Sincerity and exquisiteness unfold under ink painter's brushes

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Sincerity and exquisiteness unfold under ink painter's brushes
Li Fan’s gongbipaintings on show celebrate his endeavors to keep the historic genre of art alive. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily]

Lin Fan is one of the founders of the Society of Chinese Gongbi Style Painting.

An exhibition through Tuesday at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing pays tribute to his accomplishments in promoting the long-standing gongbi-style of classic Chinese painting.

On show are more than 120 pieces from his outputs of gongbi paintings and calligraphy. In his work, Lin presents a comparison between the real and the abstract, as well as a sense of rhythm and forces.

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Sincerity and exquisiteness unfold under ink painter's brushes

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