The work of Chang Dai-chien, one of the most acclaimed Chinese artists of the 20th century, is featured in the exhibition Chang Dai-chien: Painting from Heart to Hand, on view through April 26. Learn more about Chang at this screening clips excerpts from director Weimin Zhang’s film “The Shape and Color of Ink: Chang Dai-chien After 1949,” introduced by Fan Jeremy Zhang, senior associate curator for Chinese art. A conversation between Li Huayi and Arnold Chang, two artists whose work was influenced by Chang’s modernization of ink painting, follows the film screening.
The film screening is part of a two-day program co-presented by the Asian Art Museum and San Francisco State University, with support from the Mozhai Foundation. On Friday March 6, join artists and scholars for a one-day symposium at San Francisco State University. For details and tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chinese-painting-here-then-now-creating-community-tickets-78102250935
Reception to follow, sponsored by Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers.
Free with museum admission. Space is limited.
Chang Dai-chien: Painting from Heart to Hand is organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Presentation is made possible by The Tan Family Education Foundation, and an anonymous donor in honor of Jay Xu. Additional support is provided by Kathy and Paul Bissinger, Chip and Juliet Bergh, Martha Sam Hertelendy, Angela and Gwong-Yih Lee, John and Barbara Osterweis, Terra Foundation for American Art, Bing Shen and Terry Yip, and Paul and Kathy Yih.
Sustained support generously provided by the following endowed funds:
Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Endowment Fund for Exhibitions
John S. and Sherry H. Chen Endowed Fund for Chinese Art and Programming
Arlene Schnitzer Endowed Fund for Chinese Art
Thursday Nights are supported by Wells Fargo.