藝道同行II（二）─丁衍庸藝術展 The Companionship of Art II (ii) — Exhibition of Artworks by Ding Yanyong
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Event Type: Exhibition
Event Nature: Culture and Arts
The Companionship of Art II (ii)—Exhibition of Artworks by Ding Yanyong
In this year, Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole of The University of Hong Kong will organize a series of exhibitions— “The Companionship of Art II”, displaying artworks by four artists who had a profound friendship with Professor Jao Tsung-i between the 60s and 80s of the 20th century, including Mr. Liu Bing-heng (1915-2003), Mr. Ding Yanyong (1902-1978), Mr. Zhao Shao-ang (1905-1998), and Mr. Wu Hao (1930-2017).
The second exhibition of the series will present Mr. Ding Yanyong’s art pieces, including calligraphy, paintings, and woodblock printings, etc., and one of the exhibits is a collaborative painting with Professor Jao Tsung-i.
Since the late-40s of the 20th century, Professor Qian Mu started to gather a group of scholars and prepare the foundation of New Asia College, Professor Jao and Mr. Ding were in this group. When the college was founded, Mr. Ding had been teaching there until he passed away.
Due to the association between Professor Jao and Mr. Ding, they had stayed in touch since then. During the 70s of the previous century, they had more chances to meet each other and discussed art when Professor Jao was the chair professor of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, especially on account of the common area of research interest in Bada Shanren, and Professor Jao especially admired Mr. Ding’s unique painting style which was the fusion of the color of Fauvism and the brushwork of Bada Shanren. In 1974, the Southern Painting Academy invited Mr. Ding, Professor Jao, and Mr. Siu Lap-sing to participate in their exhibition in Japan.
In the 70s, Mr. Ding engraved several seals for Professor Jao, and Professor Jao was fond of using them.
In this exhibition, most of the artworks are from the collection of Yun Quan Studio, and the collaborative painting with Professor Jao belongs to the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole of The University of Hong Kong. Most of the works are dated from the 60s to the late 70s, containing his landscape, figure, bird-and-flower paintings, and cursive script calligraphy. Through these art pieces, art lovers are able to acquire a general idea of Mr. Ding’s unique style.
Date: 20 July – 31 August 2018
Venue: Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, HKU
(Tang Chi Ngong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, HK)
Telephone: 3917 5598
|Date/Time||20/07/2018 to 31/08/2018 10:00-17:00|
|Venue||香港大學饒宗頤學術館展覽廳 Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, HKU|
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