“Gathering: Chinese New Year Folk Art” by Gao Jing
In preparation for welcoming another Chinese New Year, the Garden brings Gathering: Chinese New Year Folk Art, an exhibit by artist Gao Jing inspired by a hundred-year-old tradition of Chuang Guandong New Year Paintings.
Exhibition: Jan. 13 – Feb. 29, 2016
Exhibition Opening: Jan. 16 from 11:30am-2pm
Gao Jing’s colorful scenes in Gathering: Chinese New Year Folk Art incorporates her personal experiences and rich understanding of Chuang Guandong (New Year Paintings), and presents them on traditional scrolls. Gathering showcases twelve of her iconic works focused on the celebration of family interactions before and during Chinese New Year.
Gao Jing grew up in Tongyu, Jiling province, the birthplace of these New Year Paintings tradition. Her numerous works have been well received in China.