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Contemporary spin on work from Chinese artists

Two art exhibits at Howard Community College have a singular focus on Asian art. "The Resonance of the East and the West: Contemporary Chinese Art" is a group show featuring works on paper and paintings; and ceramics are featured in a one-artist show by Shin Yeon Jeon.

Curated by Yifei Gan and installed in HCC's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, the group show mostly includes works done with ink and color on rice paper. They generally fit within an artistic tradition involving floral and landscape subjects. The representational lines tend to be spare, and the washes of black ink and color tend to be quietly atmospheric.

By way of floral subjects, a nice example is...

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