Organised by Goshen Art Gallery in collaboration with Dynasties Antique & Art Gallery, renowned Chinese Ink Master Prof. Zhang Xing will present his 4th solo exhibition in Singapore.
In his search for contemporary expression of traditional themes, he is forging a new path in Chinese folk painting. In this exhibition he will presented 60 pieces of his artworks, including water village landscape, flowers, fruits and birds.
Prof. Zhang Xing, was born in Kunshan Jiangsu Province China in 1955. In the 1970s he learned skills and techniques respectively from masters Zhang Jixin, Chen Dayu, Qian Juntao, Liu Haisu and in the 1980s he studied in Yangzhou Art and Craft School, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy University, Tsinghua University Art Institute. Presently, Mr. Zhang is Director of the Kunshan Art Academy. In addition to this position, he serves on numerous national and international associations, including the Sino-Japanese Artists Exchange Association, the Arts and Crafts Artist Association. A member of Artist Association of Jiangsu Province, A member of Flower & Birds – drawing Institute of Jiangsu Province, An academician of Art Research Institute of China, the Jiangsu Aesthetic Association of China, and the Chinese Notable Painting & Calligraphy Academy. Though Zhang Xing’s works now hang in art galleries, museums, and private collections around the world, he continues to refine his bold, expressive style.
His 73-meter-long ink and wash painting Misty Rain in the South of Yangtze River was collected in the Guinness Book of World Records. In March 1998, Zhang Xing’s painting Morning Songs from Fishing Boats was selected by Hong Kong government as a gift to American President Bill Clinton, and on Nov 6, 2007, his painting named Great Achievement was given to former British prime minister Tony Blair as a national gift.
Opening: 23rd Mar 2016 at 6:30pm
Guest of Honor: Dr. Ho Kah Leong, President of Singapore Arts Federation
Venue: ION Art Gallery, ION Orchard, Level 4, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: 11.00am – 8.00pm daily
When: 23 - 29 Mar 2016,