Thursday, March 17, 2011

Chinese Opera Paintings

March 20th, Artist reception and opening night for the Chinese van Gogh -Zhixian Ren. 2-5 at Kerf International Gallery at the Wallingford Center 1815, N 45th St. Seattle.

The show will run through April 25th (Noon to 7pm, Tuesday through Friday and from noon to 6 pm on Saturdays. 21 original paintings of ancient Chinese opera characters will be on display and they are beautiful.

Seeing the art and culture side of China offsets some of the current crass consumer imports that have an unsavory aura. It is good to be reminded of their amazing and rich culture. For the most part I suspect the artists and the people are wonderful....just like here.....

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