Chen Zhifo (1896–1962) was a Chinese artist noted for his meticulous-style flower-and-bird paintings, as well as an art educator and a pioneer of the Chinese arts and crafts of the 20th century. His works, featuring fine and careful depictions, are elegant and bright, sweet-toned, giving off a graceful and lofty charm. By using creative patterns with decorative flair, he was an innovator, generating new developments for the genre.
This exhibition showcases Chen Zhifo’s flower-and-bird paintings, sketches, as well as materials used in different periods, introduces his art in a comprehensive way, with the objective to deepen the public’s understanding of meticulous flower-and-bird painting, as well as the artist’s creative spirit.
The exhibition aims to strengthen the cooperation and exchange in the field of culture and museums between the Macao Special Administrative Region and Nanjing, in Jiangsu Province, the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Nanjing Museum.
When: 10:00am–7:00pm, Tuesdays–Sundays, August 24–November 17, 2019
Where: Macao Museum of Art, Avenida Xian Xing Hai, NAPE, Macau
How much: Free admission
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Art Macao: Quietness and Clarity: Works of Chen Zhifo from the Collection of the Nanjing Museum is part of the mega international art and cultural event Art Macao.
Happening from May to October this year, Art Macao brings together cultural institutions, hotel and resort operators, consular missions in Hong Kong and Macau to create an unforgettable atmosphere and cultural vitality to thrill residents and tourists alike.