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Title

Calligraphy

1984


Artist

HUANG Miaozi

China

1913 - 08 Jan 2012


About

Huang Miaozi was a well known calligrapher, art historian and critic. He was born in Zhongshan County in Guangdong Province but lived in Hong Kong from an early age. During the 1930s he had numerous cartoons published in the Shanghai journal ‘Shidai Manhua’ (cartoons of the time) and in various other journals. He was a member of the Federation of Literary and Arts circles, council member of the Chinese Artist’s Association and Art Advisor for the English publication 'Chinese Literature'.

Huang Miaozi visited Australia 6-27 November, 1984, with his wife Yu Feng, herself a distinguished artist, as a guest of the Australia – China Council.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 1985.


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Date

1984


Media category

Calligraphy


Materials used

hanging scroll; ink on paper


Dimensions

133.0 x 65.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., in Chinese, inscribed in black ink “Painted by Maiozi in 1984 in Sydney”. Signed l.l., in Chinese, stamped in red ink "Miaozi [artist's seal]".


Credit

Gift of the artist 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

84.1985


Artist information

HUANG Miaozi

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • The four seasons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Jun 1989–Jul 1990

  • Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995


Referenced in 1 publication

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