POV: Contemporary Chinese LandscapesOctober 1, 1999 - October 1, 1999
Of all the genres in Chinese painting, landscape ? which formed its nucleus during the last fifteen hundred years ? was the most popular. All the skill which the European artists developed to portraiture and to the depiction of human figures, the Chinese have given to their passionate love of painting nature in their landscapes.
The various styles among this group represent traditional styles as well as innovative compositions and colours, which are sometimes influenced by Western ideas.