May 21, 2018

Master Series, Portrait of Pan Tianshou (1897-1971)

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Master Series, Portrait of Pan Tianshou (1897-1971)

潘天壽

2017

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Liu Jing 刘京

(Chinese, b. 1983)

Woodblock print and digital lithographic image

Image: 90 x 60 cm (35 7/16 x 23 5/8 in.); Paper: 120 x 60 cm (47 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Trust 2018.205.2

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Pan Tianshou was one of China’s most original modern ink artists known for unorthodox compositions and formats.

Description

This portrait of National Art Academy director Pan Tianshou (1897–1971) is from Master Series, featuring leading men of culture in modern China. All of them came under attack during the Cultural Revolution. The award-winning prints combine photography with digital design and oil-based ink woodcut techniques.

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