We will be participating in Art Expo Malaysia for the first time and we will bring with us the wonderful Chinese ink painters Xie Chong, Xu Hua Xin, Huang Hong Tao and Zhang Wen.
Xie Chong’s art is about a quieter, gentler world where people are connected, and life is about slowing down for what is important – friends, family and spirituality. His tranquil scenes are of unhurried people savouring the simple joys of life.
Xu Hua Xin’s art reflects his years of searching to express the purity and softness of white snow amidst the crystalline hardness of the mountains. The magnificence and steely resolve of his mountains contrasts with the softness of snow and the quiet reserve of water.
Zhang Wen paints of remembered places and pastimes, a celebration of puddled mud and autumn games of hide-and-seek. She reminds us that the story of your childhood is inseparable from the story of who you are. It is a time of happiness as well as well as childish disappointments; of smaller adults negotiating between childhood and the grown-up world.
Huang Hong Tao’s Nameless Hills series was born from his emotional attachment to the rolling hills of the Heilongjiang region where he grew up. In this region, one does not find grand and famous mountains and rivers. In fact, there are no real mountains to speak of, just hillocks and mounds that do not possess the elevation to lay claim to a name.
MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Centre
Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
VIP Preview Night
9 September, 6pm – 9.30pm
10 – 12 September, 10.30am – 7pm
13 September, 10.30am – 6pm