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Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College presents Between Tradition and Modernity: The Art of Fan Tchunpi

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College presents Between Tradition and Modernity: The Art of Fan Tchunpi an exhibition on view now through December 8, 2013.

This exhibition explores the extraordinary life and work of Fan Tchunpi (1898–1986), one of the most important and prolific Chinese artists of the modern era. As the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work since her 1984 retrospective at the Musée Cernuschi (Asian Art Museum) in Paris, Between Tradition and Modernity examines Fan Tchunpi’s search for an artistic language that would speak for the self and the nation in an age of crisis, war, and revolution. The oil paintings, works on paper, and ceramics on display in this exhibition demonstrate her efforts to create a dynamic synthesis of Chinese and Western artistic traditions and techniques, while also reflecting the turbulent age in which she lived.

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