From October 30, 2011 to January 29, 2012 – Denver Art Museum
Xu Beihong is a key figure in 20th century Chinese art. Drawn from the Xu Beihong Memorial Museum, the exhibition features 61 works including Chinese ink brush paintings, oil paintings, drawings, pastels, and calligraphy. Visitors can explore Xu Beihong’s career from early works including a 1918 landscape painting, drawings and paintings created during his studies in Europe, and several of his well-known and loved horse paintings. This is the first exhibition in North America to cover the full spectrum of work by this important artist, acclaimed by critics as the father of modern Chinese paintings.