The Wall Street Journal’s Scene Asia covers the 7th International Ink Painting Biennale of Shenzhen:
Once again organized with the support of China’s Ministry of Culture and hosted by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, the biennial offers what many curators deem to be the best in ink painting today — works by 140 artists, organized into five sections and exhibited throughout three spacious and modern venues.
Though many of the pieces were created with ink and brush, principal curators Dong Xiaoming and Yan Shanchun explore an idea currently fashionable among China’s culture types: that ink art today is not just an ancient artistic medium, but a unique expression that promotes China’s influence in the art world. […]
The international biennial includes pieces by those in China as well as artists from the U.S., the U.K., Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, Spain and Sweden.
A Classic Art Form Gets Mod (Scene Asia/WSJ)