Happy New Year of Monkey! Welcome to Silicon Valley Asian Art Center for the exhibition of monkey paintings by Chinese artists
Paul Hau, age of 100, at his studio in Los Altos, created this couplets in 4 minutes to match the Ape Dancing Painting by his close friend Chang Dai-Chien in 1974. Mr. Hau wished our Art Center to stretch our muscle in the new year and make a big jump.
2015 is really a big year of us. We presented 22 exhibits at our Center in Silicon Valley, and 5 exhibits at Qinzhe , our joint- venture gallery in Hsngzhou, China.
Charles Liu from Houston.
Hong Bo from LA
Ru Yi from Beijing.
Truong Lo from Vietnam
Liu Yung from New York.
The top best-seller author who sold 30 million copies in Mainland China since 1998, actual lay was a trained ink painting artist in Taiwan.
During Liu Yung's exhibition, a husband supported with hand in every minutes for his wife who was recovering from a stroke, the couple looked intensively for every paintings, before their exit, the wife tenderly told the husband:" I can stand myself for a while, you can take photos for your favorite."
We had the exhibition in memory of Hu Hung- Shu who passed early of 2015 in Iowa City.
Liu Kuo-Sung wrote the preface for his buddy and saying Hu's pursuit of harmony between man and nature through the oil and canvas is really remarkable.
The special exhibition in memory of the victory over Japan
Yu Youren, the great revolutionary and calligraphy master wrote a 2000 characters poem in memory of the WW Two in 1947. This 20 feet length work was first time exhibited in the world.
Paul Hau led his whole family to visit his hometown in Liao Ning province after 70 years. He signed his book to one of his nephews who led 99 years old uncle to his parents' tomb.
Paul Hau and his wife Mary donated 150 his paintings to Liao Ning Museum
Also by the coordination, Fu Chuan-Fu family in Fremont, donated 99 pieces of collection to Zhejiang Art Museum.
Then the Chang Shu-Chi project, the Complete Works for the legend flower-and -bird painting master who was from Zhejiang and passed away in 1957 in San Francisco.
Gordon Chang, son of Shu-Chi, and head of Asian Studies in Stanford University was appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the Complete Works.
Thank you all for support. Happy new year of Monkey!