Ms. Ruby Leung: Ke Jiusi (1290-1343) and Ink Bamboo Painting in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

RLposter1Date: 26 February 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Room 7.58 Run Run Shaw Tower

In the Yuan dynasty, ink bamboo painting was already a well-established genre. While it is a short-live dynasty, we find a great increase in references to artists who painted bamboo. Ke Jiusi is one of the most famous bamboo painters who has left behind a number paintings and texts on bamboo. My analysis of the activities of Ke Jiusi and his circle of bamboo painters, indicate that ink bamboo painting in the Yuan dynasty played a role different to what established scholarship has suggested in at least two ways… (Please click on the image to read more)