Exhibition in Qinhuangdao pays tribute to great thinker

Share This Post

In one of the best known texts attributed to him, Xiao Yao You (Wandering Beyond), Zhuang Zhou, or Zhuangzi, the master of philosophy who lived around the fourth and third centuries BC, believed that to achieve ultimate spiritual freedom, one should live without any desire. This Taoist take on life inspires artists and is reflected in their works.

An Invitation to a Carefree Wandering, an exhibition now on at Great Wall Hua Xia Winery in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, shows dozens of ink-brush works by six artists, whose landscape and figure paintings and calligraphic pieces express a pursuit of spirituality and boundlessness.

In their creations shown until Sept 26, the artists share a romantic style that marks Zhuangzi's texts. The exhibition was opened along with the launch of a new red wine in tribute to the thinker.

Follow Chinafolk.org on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download

Related Posts

Concert held in New Zealand featuring Chinese cultural elements

A concert held at Auckland Town Hall on Thursday night impressed the New Zealand audience with classic Chinese musical works.

Beijing jazz festival concludes

The 2022 Taihu Jazz Festival, a popular cultural event in Beijing, concluded on Wednesday night.During the five-day event, nearly 100 musicians from over 10 jazz bands presented a musical feast for the audience, including the premiering of a number of original works.

Namibia singers ready to represent Africa at World Choral Expo

Namibian singing group Collective Singers will embark on their journey to represent Africa at the World Choral Expo in Lisbon, Portugal from Sept. 3 to 7.

Shanghai Disneyland to host new 'Avatar' exhibition

Shanghai Disney Resort in collaboration with James Cameron and Jon Landau's Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney Location-Based Experiences, announced on Thursday that "Avatar: Explore Pandora," an immersive exhibition inspired by the highest-grossing film of all time "Avatar," will open in Shanghai Disneyland from Sept. 22, 2022 to March 2023. This will be the first Avatar-themed touring exhibition to be hosted in a Disney Park worldwide.

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 lights up traditional cultural landmarks

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 raised its curtain on Thursday with the fashion show "Night of Fashion Aesthetics" staged at Wangfujing Street, an iconic commercial strip in the Chinese capital.

Self-portrait exhibition gives an intriguing picture

Fifty self-portraits by well-known artists is being showcased in a 10-exhibition series in Shanghai.The series, presented by the Uffizi Galleries, Florence, Italy, ranges from Renaissance masters such as Italian painters Raphael and Titian, and Flemish Baroque painter Rubens to contemporary figures like Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama and Chinese multidisciplinary artist Cai Guoqiang.
- Advertisement -spot_img