Chen Ping

Chen Ping
b. 1960, Beijing
Traditional Chinese painter
Trained privately in traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal carving from his youngest years, Chen Ping received from the start the education of a classic literatus. In 1984 he graduated from the Traditional Chinese Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, with a specialization in landscape painting. In 1987 he was hired as staff of the same department, where in 1989 he began teaching in the newly founded Calligraphy Research Workshop. A leading representative of the New Literati Painting, Chen Ping is unanimously considered one of the most talented and promising artists to have emerged in the field of traditional Chinese painting during the post-Mao period. His works are close to old literati practice and yet endowed with a distinctive modern look. Chen spends long periods of time engaged in the orthodox practice of ‘learning from nature’, yet it is the modern countryside that he observes. In his compositions, specific if studiously naïve references to modernization—buses, cars and bicycles—appear without ostentation.
Chen Ping’s most impressive technique—the depiction of clouds and the treatment of dark monochrome ink—is extremely new in its prominent three-dimensional effects reminiscent of Western modernism, while hinting at a similar technique found in the work of the seventeenth-century Chinese painter Gong Xian (1618–89) in which the layering of black-and-white surfaces provides a sculptural texture to volatile elements such as clouds, fog and foliage. Since 1989, Chen Ping has regularly participated in New Literati Painting exhibitions of which the largest was held in Beijing in 1997. He has also widely exhibited in Taiwan, Japan and Singapore.
Andrews, Julia and Shen, Kuiyi (1998). ‘Chinese Painting in the Post-Mao Era’. In idem (eds), A Century in Crisis. Modernity and Tradition in the art of Twentieth-Century China. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 278–89.
Dal Lago, Francesca (1998). ‘“New Literati Painting”, China Art Gallery, Beijing’ (exhibition review). ART AsiaPacific 19 (July): 32–4.
Dal Lago, Francesca and Trombetta Panigadi, Laura (1991). ‘Il volto nuovo di una pittura antica’ [The New Face of an Ancient Tradition—on the New Literati Painting], ARTE 224 (December).
Tang, Shikang (ed.) (1992). Chen Ping. Hong Kong: DaYe Publishing House.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture. . 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chen Ping — may refer to: Chen Ping (Han Dynasty), a minister during the reign of Emperor Gaozu of Han Sanmao (author) (1943 1991), real name Chen Ping, a Taiwanese writer Chin Peng (born 1924), or Chen Ping, a Malaysian politician Chen Ping, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Ping (Han Dynasty) — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen. Chen Ping Traditional Chinese 陳平 Simplified Chinese 陈平 …   Wikipedia

  • Ping'an — 1 Original name in latin Ping’an Name in other language P ing an chen, Ping an, Ping an Zhen, Ping anzhen, Ping’an, Ping’an Zhen, Ping’anzhen, P’ing an chen, ping an, ping an zhen State code CN Continent/City Asia/Harbin longitude 45.75 latitude… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Chen Pingyuan — b. 1954, Chaozhou, Guangdong Literary theorist Chen Pingyuan is a literary scholar and Peking University professor whose innovative work on twentieth century Chinese literature greatly influenced the field of Chinese studies and humanities… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Chen Da (Water Margin) — Chen Da Water Margin character Nickname Stream Leaping Tiger (跳澗虎) Rank 72nd, Complete Star (地周星) of the 72 Earthly Fiends Tiger Cub Scouting General of Liangshan Origin Bandit leader from Mount Shaohua Hometown …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Yongqiang (footballer) — Chen Yongqiang 陈永强 Personal information Date of birth November 1, 1978 (1978 11 01) (age 33) Place of birth …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Chi-li — Traditional Chinese 陳啟禮 Simplified Chinese 陈启礼 Transcriptions …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Hanwei — Chen Han Wei 陈汉玮 Chen Hanwei, at the 2011 Star Awards Born Tan Hung Wee / Chen Hanwei August 29, 1969(1969 08 29) Johor …   Wikipedia

  • Ping Pong Diplomacy — (zh c|c=乒乓外交) refers to the exchange of ping pong players of the United States and People s Republic of China (PRC) in the 1970s. The event marked a thaw in U.S.–China relations that paved the way to a visit to Beijing by President Richard Nixon …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Lien-hung — Uni President Lions No. 50 Right field Bats: Right Throws: Right Professional debut …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”