"Lethargy", oil on canvas. One of the paintings featured at “East Meets West through the Work of Beijing Artist Lu Yansheng”: An exhibition and reception is scheduled for October 10, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 at Normandy Park City Hall, 801 S.W. 174th Street, Normandy Park, Washington 98166. Please RSVP. For info and to RSVP: Arts Commissioner Bob Frey, 206-285-1730 or bob@LakesideAdvisors.com
Work of Chinese artist at N.P city hall in October
The Normandy Park Arts Commission is pleased to present East Meets West Through the Work of the Work of Beijing Artist Lu Yansheng in City Hall Counsel Chambers from October 1 - 31, 2013.
The exhibition will include the art and poetry of artists known as "Pre-Misty Poets - painter Lu Yansheng and poet Lu Shuangqin. Northwest artist Cheryll Leo-Gwin, a fourth generation Chinese American and co-curator Barbara Jirsa will be on hand to discuss and interpret the exhibit.
Lu Yansheng is known for his role as host of and participant in the Underground Poetry and Painting Movement during The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). His home hosted the famous Misty Poets Society, an underground salon for a group of high profile intellectuals: artists, poets, musicians, and philosophers of that time at great risk to their lives.
He apprenticed under China’s. famous painters Zhang Ding and Li Zongjin and others. At the forefront of China’s avant-garde art scene and based on his professional training at one of China’s finest art institutions, the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Prof. Lu has contributed in significant ways to the faceted artistic spirit of his generation and its times – a spirit that has sought to combine and amalgamate the old and new, western and traditional Chinese elements of artistic expression in order to create a novel, native Chinese art.
“East Meets West through the Work of Beijing Artist Lu Yansheng”: An exhibition and reception is scheduled for October 10, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 at Normandy Park City Hall, 801 S.W. 174th Street, Normandy Park, Washington 98166. Please RSVP.
The exhibition will be on view and open to the public October 1-31, 2013 (Mon.- Thur. 7:30 am – 5:30pm). It is brought to you through financial support of Normandy Park Arts Commissioner Robert Frey.
For info and to RSVP: Arts Commissioner Bob Frey, 206-285-1730 or bob@LakesideAdvisors.com