Events Antoine Mortier: Ink Made Real

Exhibition Period: 22 November, 2019–23 February, 2020
Exhibition Venue: 3st Floor Exhibition Hall, Tsinghua University Art Museum


Over fifty Chinese ink artworks from the Belgian artist Antoine Mortier (1908, Saint-Gilles-lez-Bruxelles–1999, Auderghem, Brussels) have been selected to represent the artist at the Tsinghua University Art Museum from November 19th, 2019, to February 23rd, 2020. During three months, the exhibition, titled Antoine Mortier. Ink Made Real, will be resonating with the ancient Chinese artistic memory and, more specifically, with the traditional and modern usages of ink in China. Mainly large formats have been selected for this exhibition. These reveal the precision of the painting gestures, rooted in a practice resembling Chinese calligraphy. Somewhere in between figurative and abstract, the artworks by Antoine Mortier link the intimate with the monumental, and interiority with the necessity to represent universal themes.


Source: Tsinghua University Art Museum