Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Li Zou, an award-winning artist who specializing in the “meticulous style” of traditional Chinese painting, presents a lecture and demonstration of her work. Highly traditional and very complicated, this technique is rare in Chinese art today and is revered by the public. She is the executive vice-president of the Hong Kong International Association of Meticulous-style Painting. Her visit to Massachusetts has been facilitated by State Representative Angelo Puppolo.

About the Exhibit – Ancient Chinese Women: Lives of the Concubines in the Palace

On view August 3-9. D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Traditional Chinese paintings depicting  influential ancient concubines, most of whom became empresses and made an impact on Chinese history. Their roles ranged from stateswomen, social reformers, and educators to cruel despots, victims of palace intrigue, and murderesses.

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