Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.
Chen Hongshou: Su Wu and Li Ling with Attendants, 1635; ink and color on silk; 50 x 19 in.; BAMPFA, purchase made possible through a gift by an anonymous donor.
The two scholars present lectures that deepen and expand our understanding of the late Ming-dynasty painter's work, life, and times.
Performer and scholar Wang Fei guides us a special musical journey through masterpieces for the guqin, a traditional seven-stringed Chinese instrument.
Use drawing, watercolor, and stamping to create your own landscape inspired by the paintings of Chen Hongshou.
For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)
Art historian Berger explores Chen Hongshou’s enigmatic Buddhist paintings, which offer a glimpse into a cataclysmic moment in Chinese history. Followed by a discussion with Robert Sharf.
Explore a great Chinese painter’s work and his turbulent times with a tour of Repentant Monk: Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou.
Two scholars present talks illuminating different periods in the work of Chen Hongshou.
The curator of BAMPFA’s Chen Hongshou exhibition offers insights into the artist’s mindset as the world around him dissolved into chaos.