Thursday, September 16, 2021
Art of the South Nanling: A Selection of Guangdong Painting from the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Hong Kong Museum of Art
10 Salisbury Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Jun 11, 2021 To Nov 03, 2021
Detail: This exhibition showcases over 80 works from Guangdong dating from the late Ming dynasty to the 20th century that present the historical and artistic development of painting in the Lingnan region. Paying particular attention to showing how artists from Guangdong paved the way towards the modernisation of Chinese painting by adopting both traditional and modern ideas and integrating local and foreign elements during the revolutionary era in China, the exhibition highlights the regional styles of Guangdong painting and the influence it exerted on Hong Kong's early painting movements.