Lui Shuo Kwan (1919-1975) and His School = "Yi tian fan xing": Lü Shoukun shi sheng, hua you lian zhan [plus more additional Kwan material]
by Kao, Mayching et al.
Hong Kong: Alisan Fine Arts, 1995. Softcover. VG. Package of multiple materials, held in blue plastic portfolio. Main book is black & illus. wraps, 88 pp., color & BW illus. Other materials include two small paperbacks, photocopied articles, and plastic sheets holding color photographs, and are as described below. A whole package of materials focusing on the life and artwork of Chinese painter Lui Shuo Kwan (1919-1975). The text of main book is in English and Chinese. Issued in conjunction with several 1995 exhibitions. In addition to selections of Kwan's art, the catalogue also presents the work of Irene Chou, Chui Tze Hung, Pat Hui, Kan Tai Keung, Koo Mei, Leung Kui Ting, Poon Chun Wah, and Wucius Wong. With an essay by Mayching Kao. Includes artist info and bibliographies. ADDITIONAL MATERIAL: (1) Lü Shoukun: New Ink Painting (white and illus. wraps, 64 pp., color illus. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 2002). Text is in Chinese and English. An exhibition catalogue, with 34 paintings in full color. With an essay by Tang Hoi-chiu, and an artist chronology. (2) Lü Shoukun: New Ink Painting (white & illus. five-fold, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 2002). Text is in Chinese and English. The exhibition checklist that goes with the previous catalogue. Cites 102 pieces, and 14 are pictured here. (3) "A Rendezvous with a Monk: A Short Story by Lui Shou-Kwan." English translation of short story written in Chinese. On 7 stapled leaves. (4) A sheaf of 12 stapled leaves, written in Chinese. Perhaps the Chinese version of the short story. (5) Two stapled photo copies of Lui Shou Kwan (65 pp., BW illus., Hong Kong: Hong Kong Modern Literature and Art Association, 1963.) Consists of 13 articlesin English, including lists of exhibitions and companion illustrations. (6) Photocopy of 1995 Exhibition review by Susan Munro, regarding the exhibition in the main book in this package. From periodical Orientations, October 1995, pp. 91-92.(7) Photocopy of "Single Teacher, Multiple Lessons: Lui Shou Kwan helped Hongkong artists out of the wilderness." By Hilary Binks. From periodical Window, September 29, 1995, pp. 42-43. (8) Photocopy of "Xianggang yi shu jia: Xianggang yi shu guan cang pin xuan cui" = Hong Kong Artists Volume II: Collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art. (43 pp., BW illus., Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 2000, ISBN 962-215-171-10). Text is in Chinese and English. Consists of two essays by Tam Chi-shing and Kong Kai-ming, about 20th-century Chinese painting. (9) 18 plastic photograph leaves holding 92 color and BW photographs of Kwan paintings, each dated and labeled. All of these pieces in one nifty plastic portfolio, all for one money.
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