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Cloud Wanderings of Wang Mansheng
May 28 - August 13
This exhibition presents paintings and calligraphy in the Chinese
tradition by Wang Mansheng that explore the spirit of the natural world and venture into
contemporary meaning. Divided into three parts, the show includes landscape paintings and
calligraphy in Guild Hall, colorful paintings of lotus in the Hays Gallery, and a selection of
album paintings and artist’s tools in the central Goelet Gallery.
Several programs will accompany the exhibition:
Saturday, June 11 from 1-4pm, Artist’s Talk and reception, open to the public.
Saturday, July 9, Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration with Wang Mansheng
Saturday, August 6, 2-3:30pm, Yunyou Writing Workshop, limit 10 people
The Chinese painting tradition spans three thousand years and is the visual component of one
of the world’s oldest and richest cultures. Throughout history, Chinese paintings have
transmitted the spirit of the landscape, expressed what was understood as human civility and
virtue, and captured the transitory but magnificent beauty of nature. China’s visual arts,
particularly paintings and calligraphy, have always been intimately intertwined with the
country’s sophisticated literary, philosophical, social, and historical traditions.
For more information about this exhibition and the Hammond Museum, please consult the