The Hong Kong Jockey Club Presents – Song of Spring: Pan Yu-Lin in Paris
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Presents Song of Spring: Pan Yu-Lin in Paris features a selection of over sixty works of portraiture, nude, landscape, dance figure painting, and sculpture by the distinguished female artist Pan Yu-Lin (1895-1977). The Exhibition is also accompanied by a series of public lectures, workshops, film screenings, and docent tours. Pan was one of the most influential Chinese painters emerged in the last decades of the 20th century. Born of humble origins, Pan came of age during the revolutionary May Fourth era and seized the chance to be one of the first Chinese students to study fine arts in France. Pan was a pioneer in modernizing Chinese art with western painting. She was distinguished for her individual style that synthesized eastern and western sensibilities .This is the second exhibition of Asia Society Hong Kong Center's 20th Century Chinese Female Artists Exhibition Series. The first of its kind in Hong Kong, the Series aims to call attention to the often under-represented and under-appreciated talents and works of modern Chinese women artists.