1913 - 2012
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.
Place where the work was made
hanging scroll; ink on paper
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]".
Gift of the artist 1985
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 9.