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Art master collection of epigraphs on show in Beijing

A new exhibition in Beijing where the lesser known side of the late Chinese art master Li Kuchan is being explored. (Photo source: CCTV.com)
 

BEIJING, March 31 -- A new exhibition in Beijing where the lesser known side of the late Chinese art master Li Kuchan is being explored. The 20th-Century master is widely known for his free-stroke brush paintings. But this exhibition unveils that he was also an avid collector of stone inscriptions.

The more than one hundred works constitute the majority of Li Kuchan's collection of rubbings of stone inscriptions. It spans the art's full course of development during different Chinese dynasties, from Han right through to the Qing Dynasty.

Li Kuchan devoted a considerable amount of energy to the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as forms of writing during his lifetime. Chinese scholars have been paying great attention to the study of the historical significance of an epigraph as a document or the artistic value of a literary composition. Epigraphy is also a prime tool of archaeology when dealing with literate cultures. It also touches upon linguistics and the study of ancient handwriting.

The exhibition will be on show at the Museum of Beijing Academy of Fine Arts until April 14th. 

Source: CCTV.com    
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