Monday, June 28, 2010

I had the most wonderful visit with Agnes, Lydia, and Agnes's husband Shiang-Yu! Agnes and Lydia curate shows for The Green Spot Tea Shop in Tacoma, and I showed them my work and talked with them about a possible show while Shiang -Yu fixed us some lunch.
After lunch, Shiang-Yu gave me a tour of their art collection and introduced me to work by Artists new to me. I wrote down names so that I could learn more about them. Professor Liu Kuo-Song and Chang Da Chien studied both Western and Chinese art and thier work, while still very Chinese, reflects some Western inspiration, I particularly liked Both Sides of the Mountain, and Heaven Lake, by Liu Kuo-Song, and some wonderful abstracts and impressionistic work by Chang Da Chien. I think one of the pieces in Agnes's house, the Dancing Lotus, was by Liu Kuo-Song.

Now I am inspired to try some more impressionistic work and landscapres on silk!

quote for today:
When indeed shall we learn that we are all related to one another, all memebers of one body?--Helen Keller

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