Chinese Painting and Tai Chi inform Contemporary Expression: A Mark-Making Workshop
701 Center for Contemporary Art presents Chinese Painting and Tai Chi inform Contemporary Expression: A Mark-Making Workshop with Yisha Wang and Yuezhong Wang February 2 from 10 a.m – 1 p.m. Traditional Chinese painting is considered one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. This freestyle technique is created using a brush dipped in ink and water and on to rice paper. Tai Chi is based on the ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism, which stresses the natural balance in all things and the need for living in spiritual and physical balance. Participants will be led through a process of physical movement and traditional Chinese painting techniques to ultimately create works of art on paper using mark-making techniques. Beginners welcome.