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The Art of the Brush

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Start:
March 7, 2019
End:
April 23, 2019

March 7 April 23

A Retrospective Exhibition of Calligraphy by Yim Tse

The Canadian Society for Asian Arts and Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, in cooperation with family and disciples of the late master calligrapher Yim Tse, are pleased to present a retrospective exhibition of his artworks. Pieces have been selected from the early to the later years of his career, showcasing the evolution of the artist’s technique and style.

With each piece annotated with standard Chinese script and English translations, you need not be literate in Chinese to appreciate and be moved by the inspired dynamics of this master’s brushwork.

Opening reception: Saturday, March 16 | 2:00-4:00pm
Please use the entrance at Carrall St. Free entry, donations are welcome.

Talk by Jan Walls & Calligraphy demonstration by Andrew Yang: Sunday, March 31 | 2:00-4:00pm
Please use the entrance at Carrall St. Free entry, donations are welcome.


About the Artist

Yim Tse (1936 –2018) was a writer, translator, curator, mentor, and master calligrapher. Many of his works of ink and brush calligraphy have been shown in exhibitions and collected by the Canadian Museum of History, University of British Columbia (UBC), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the Richmond International Buddhist Temple, and Nankai University located in Tianjin, China.