In paintings inspired by the resilience and beauty of nature’s flora and fauna, Chinese artists have, over the centuries, imbued a variety of motifs with birds and blossoms. These paintings have auspicious meanings, culturally significant numbers, and scholarly virtues.
Gain a deeper appreciation for not only the beauty of paintings but the significant meanings they demonstrate.
Flowers and plants associated with the four seasons and 12 months convey a sense of time. Human values and principles are ascribed to noteworthy plants and animals.
View common art motifs, birds, and blossoms. Find out what paintings relay, such as prosperity and fulfillment in a highly balanced relationship. Discover how to deepen your appreciation of composition and the juxtaposition of yin and yang pairs. Gain a cross-cultural perspective on birds and blossoms.
This course is only available on Zoom. You will be emailed a Zoom link closer to the time of the class. The course will also be recorded and you will receive a link to watch it at your convenience.
Date Wednesday, August 11
Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM CST
Cost $35/30 payment 10 days in advance