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Title

Calligraphy

1984

Artist

Huang Miaozi

China

1913 - 2012

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    1984
    Media categories
    Scroll , 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

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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