China Online Museum

Browsing Archive: May, 2009

The Crazy Zhang and the Drunk Su

Posted by China Online Museum on Sunday, May 31, 2009, In : Calligraphy 
“The crazy Zhang and the drunk Su (颠张醉素)” is used to refer to Zhang Xu (张旭) and Huai Su (怀素), the two most famous cursive-style calligraphers in Chinese history. Both of them lived during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Their works have been updated. Enjoy!
Continue reading ...

The Four Masters of the Yuan Dynasty

Posted by China Online Museum on Friday, May 22, 2009, In : Painting 
The Four Masters of the Yuan Dynasty is a name used to collectively describe the four Chinese painters Huang Gongwang (黄公望), Wang Meng (王蒙), Ni Zan (倪瓒) and Wu Zhen (吴镇), who were active in the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). They worked during the Yuan period and were revered during the Ming Dynasty and later periods as major exponents of the tradition of “literati painting” (文人画), which was concerned more with individual expression and learning than with outward repr...
Continue reading ...

Welcome to China Online Museum!

Posted by China Online Museum on Wednesday, May 13, 2009,

Thank you for visiting China Online Museum! If you haven't done so already, please subscribe to this blog by clicking the orange icon on the right panel, so that you'll receive the latest updates!

The main objective of China Online Museum is to showcase galleries of Chinese art and history. At the time, effort is devoted to expanding the galleries of Chinese calligraphy and painting.

In the future, we hope China Online Museum will become a place where people with various backgrounds c...
Continue reading ...