Wu Guanzhong

Artistic impressions

Hong Kong had much to smile about on Tuesday when Swiss collector Uli Sigg gave close to 1,500 pieces of Chinese contemporary art to the permanent collection of M+, the planned 'platform for visual culture' in the to-be-built West Kowloon Cultural District.

Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am

Beauty of nature inspires

The late Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong (1919-2010) appreciated music more than his own medium, painting. He said: 'Of all the arts, music is held in the highest regard.' Taking its cue from the spirit of those words, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department has created an exhibition of Wu's works that combines art, dance and music entitled Wu Guanzhong: Painting{bull}Dance{bull}Music.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Giant of traditionalism

Pan Tianshou (1897-1971) is considered one of the four giants in traditional Chinese painting, along with Wu Changshuo, Huang Binhong and Qi Baishi, and art fans can examine Pan's work on show at the Hong Kong Museum of Art from now until February 5.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A stunning interpretation of Chinese painting through dance

Two Swallows - Ode to Wu Guanzhong Hong Kong Dance Company Cultural Centre Grand Theatre Ends today

Following the success of Qingming Riverside, his dance treatment of a famous Song dynasty scroll painting, Leung Kwok-shing's new full-length piece for the Hong Kong Dance Company is also inspired by Chinese painting.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lofty Integrity: Donation of Works by Wu Guanzhong

Oil and ink paintings (including Cascade, above) by the late Chinese painter (1919-2010), including recently donated works. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed non-public holiday Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Aug 29

25 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Artist donates works to museum

Painter Wu Guanzhong has donated five of his newest works to the Museum of Art. They were delivered on Thursday. It was his fifth donation to the museum. The works will be exhibited until August 29.

26 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Lofty Integrity: Donation of Works by Wu Guanzhong

Fifty oil and ink paintings including Tashilhunpo Monastery (right) by the Chinese artist, who recently donated 33 works to the museum. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu (until Jul 4), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, Wed free. Inquiries: 2721 0116

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Lofty Integrity: Donation of Works by Wu Guanzhong

Fifty oil and ink paintings including Tashilhunpo Monastery (right) by the Chinese artist, who recently donated 33 works to the museum. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu (until Jul 4), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, Wed free. Inquiries: 2721 0116

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Lofty Integrity

Hong Kong Museum of Art Mar 26 to Jul 4

18 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Masters of 20th-Century Chinese Art

Works by Chinese artists including Sanyu, Wu Guanzhong (including Zhoushan Harbour, above), Zao Wouki, Wang Huaiqing and Chiu Yatsai. Mon-Fri, 10.30am-6.30pm, Sat, 10.30am-1pm, Anna Ning Fine Art, Room 101, 1/F St George's Building, 2 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 3193. Ends Dec 10

2 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Permanent display to honour artist's gift

A selection of paintings by internationally acclaimed Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong will join the permanent collection at the Hong Kong Museum of Art after the painter donated 33 new works, worth HK$150 million, to the city.

14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Wu Guanzhong painting sells for HK$31.6m

Chinese ink-wash painting master Wu Guanzhong's Scenery of Northern China fetched the top price at Christie's spring sale yesterday when it sold for HK$31.6 million - more than double estimates. The landscape portrait, the only piece by Wu in private hands, topped two other contemporary Chinese paintings sold on the first day of the five-day auction.

28 May 2007 - 12:00am

The Art of Giving

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Ends Oct 30

Many world-class museums are founded on generous donations, from the British Museum to the Smithsonian Institute and the Guggenheim. Similarly, the Hong Kong Museum of Art has flourished, from humble beginnings in 1869, thanks to the generosity of some 300 donors, who've contributed more than 14,000 objects.

16 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Contemporary Chinese Art

Limited-edition prints by Wu Guanzhong, highlighting the artist's love of nature. Daily, 11am-7pm. Lee Gardens, Office Lobby, 33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2830 5140. Ends May 9

11 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

A new mainland art gallery is bringing a splash of colour to Hangzhou's sombre

FOR generations, traditional Chinese painters recorded the beauty of Hangzhou's famous West Lake. In black ink they detailed the humpbacked bridges, islands and temples. For them the lake held a steady, serene appeal. But last week, on this scene arrived the shock of the new.

5 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

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