This time, the National Museum of History displays “A Soul of Shiwan Ceramics - EXhibition of the Art of Liao Hongbiao” to expect not only prasing an artist who is dedicated to his whole life, but also wishing to enhance the beauty of Chinese traditional craft and carry the duty for connecting the past and nowadays. Hoping to cross the wide gap of the time, different countries and practical craft versus theory of school. Liao Hongbiao’s ceramic art is the essence of culture and art, he is such a great man of a thousand year.【 Overview of Master Liao Hongbiao’s works in the 90s’ 】
The international fame of Yixing wares attributes to the unique clay mined in the Jiangsu province. Owing to its array of various colours and its protean texture, wares made of it have fascinated even various emperors over different dynasties. In the 80s’ and the 90s’, with the endeavours of masters like Gu Jingzhou and Xu Xiutang, numerous representative and invaluable works were produced.【 Yixing clay teapots in the 80s’ and the 90s’ 】 【 Yixing clay sculpture of Master Xu Xiutang in the 90s’ 】
A style of rusticity and peculiarity, a state of elegance and grandeur --- Professor Shang Tao’s works reveal a sense of compatibility, which is the spirit of the time, and lead the viewer into the glamorous delight of appreciating art.
In 1983, an album called Ancient Poetry and Modern Painting was published in China. This was the first painting album created with Tang Shi and Song Ci as motifs. The best 100 artists painted the contents of their own best-loved poetry, and each painting reveals its unique poetic charm and visual beauty.【 Overview of Professor Shang Tao’s works 】 【 Overview of the works in "Ancient Poetry and Modern Painting" 】