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A Gift of Heritage – Selection from the Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy *
A Gift of Heritage – Selection from the Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy *

"A Gift of Heritage", a collection catalogue published to coincide with the inauguration of the Xubaizhai Gallery, features a fine selection of 80 Chinese paintings and calligraphy by major masters and schools of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.

Published 1992
Pages: 534
Price: HK$1,068
ISBN: 962-215-109-4

Modern Chinese Painting & Calligraphy from the Taiyilou Collection *
Modern Chinese Painting & Calligraphy from the Taiyilou Collection *

Published 1991 
Pages: 228
Price: HK$222
ISBN: 962-215-101-9

Chinese Painting & Calligraphy by Guangdong and Hong Kong Artists from the Taiyilou Collection *
Chinese Painting & Calligraphy by Guangdong and Hong Kong Artists from the Taiyilou Collection *

This fully illustrated catalogue features 100 Chinese paintings and calligraphy by Guangdong and Hong Kong artists, including Bao Shaoyou, Zhao Shao'ang, Peng Ximing, Yang Shanshen, Fang Shaolin, Deng Erya, Li Yanshan, selected from the Taiyilou Collection. The assembly of works gives an overview of the development of Chinese painting and calligraphy in Guangdong and Hong Kong in the twentieth century and the artistic exchange between these two regions.
    

Published 1992
Pages: 224
Price: HK$486
ISBN: 962-215-112-4

Encounter with Zhu Qizhan : Selection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Zhanyuantang Collection
Encounter with Zhu Qizhan : Selection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Zhanyuantang Collection

The exhibition catalogue for "Encounter with Zhu Qizhan" has 2 volumes. It includes a fine selection of 199 still life, landscape, figure paintings and calligraphy by Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996) from the Zhanyuantang Collection, and provides a comprehensive survey of the artistic development of this modern Chinese painter.
    

Published 1994
Pages: 601
Price: HK$1,070
ISBN: 962-215-119-1

Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Fan *
Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Fan *

The first volume in the Xubaizhai catalogue series, the catalogue "Fan" records 134 painting and calligraphy on fans from the Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy. Among them, the majority are from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
    

Published 1994
Pages: 179; Plates: 158
Price: HK$710 (hardcover), HK$340 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-120-5

Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Album *
Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Album *

The second volume in the series of the Xubaizhai collection catalogue, the volume "Album" illustrates 40 paintings mounted as albums, with the most comprehensive section dedicated to works from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) periods.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 151; Plates: 359
Price: HK$480 (hardcover), HK$240 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-131-0

Homage To Tradition – Huang Binhong
Homage To Tradition – Huang Binhong

The exhibition catalogue "Homage to Tradition: Huang Binhong" introduces 62 works dating from 1909 to the 1950s, by the twentieth century important Chinese painter Huang Binhong (1865-1955). Featuring landscapes, flowers and calligraphic works, this publication includes also a chronology of Huang's career as well as inscriptions that he wrote for his paintings.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 210; Plates: 184
Price: HK$190
ISBN: 962-215-136-1

Tradition and Innovation – 20th Century Chinese Painting
Tradition and Innovation – 20th Century Chinese Painting

Published to accompany the exhibition "Twentieth Century Chinese Painting: Tradition and Innovation", this fully illustrated catalogue selected 137 Chinese paintings and calligraphy by over 100 painters, showcasing the diversity and richness of modern Chinese painting. The catalogue is also accompanied by four scholarly articles which thoroughly explore the tradition and innovation of twentieth century Chinese Painting.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 408; Plates: 206
Price: HK$480
ISBN: 962-215-317-10

Vision and Revision – Wu Guanzhong
Vision and Revision – Wu Guanzhong

Published 1995
Pages: 156; Plates: 40
Price: HK$140
ISBN: 962-215-135-3

The Art of Xie Zhiliu & Chen Peiqiu
The Art of Xie Zhiliu & Chen Peiqiu

The exhibition catalogue "The Art of Xie Zhiliu and Chen Peiqiu" consists of 160 works including figure paintings, landscapes, birds-and-flowers and animals, by the 2 modern Chinese ink painters Xie and Chen. Arranged in 2 volumes that survey the art of Xie Zhiliu and Chen Peiqiu respectively, the beautifully illustrated paintings are followed by a chronology of each artist, and an illustrated list of seals that they commonly used.
    

Published 1998
Pages: 473; Plates: 425
Price: HK$500 (hardcover - 2 volumes)
ISBN: 962-215-159-0

Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Vertical Scroll *
Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Vertical Scroll *

"Vertical Scroll" is the third in the series of the Xubaizhai collection catalogue. This catalogue features 252 vertical scrolls from the Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy. Dating back as far as the Five Dynasties (907-960) and spanning all the way up to the twentieth century, it includes major works by representative masters of different periods.
    

Published 1997
Pages: 280; Plates: 252
Price: HK$490 (hardcover), HK$220 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-150-7

Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Handscroll *
Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Paintings – Handscroll *

"Handscroll" is the fourth in the series of the Xubaizhai collection catalogue. The catalogue features a handsome selection of 61 handscrolls spanning from the Ming (1368-1644) to the Qing (1644-1911) dynasty. Together, they make up a telling tale of an important segment of the historical development of Chinese painting.
    

Published 1999
Pages: 247; Plates: 272
Price: HK$360 (hardcover); HK$220 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-165-5

Guangdong Painting of the Ming & Qing Dynasties
Guangdong Painting of the Ming & Qing Dynasties

In this catalogue, 95 items of the museum's collection of Guangdong Paintings from the Ming and Qing periods are featured. Artists selected include Lin Liang (circa 1426-circa1495), Zhang Mu (1607-1683), Gao Yan (circa1620-1691), Li Jian (1747-1799), Xie Lansheng (1760-1831), Su Liupeng (1791-circa1862), Su Renshan (1814-circa1850) and Ju Lian (1828-1904). It serves as a useful resource for the study of the development of Chinese Painting in the Guangdong region.
    

Published 2000
Pages: 281; Plates: 244
Price: HK$410
ISBN: 962-215-169-8

Magnificent Vision: The Art of Li Keran
Magnificent Vision: The Art of Li Keran

The exhibition catalogue for "Magnificent Vision: The Art of Li Keran" introduces 118 painting and calligraphy works drawn from different periods of Li's artistic career and spanning the years from the 1940s to the end of the 1980s. Each work serves to illuminate an episode in the development of this innovative and highly influential artist that spurred him on in his search for an ideal pictorial solution at a time when all traditional approaches seemed to have been repudiated by modernist reformers.
    

Published 2001
Pages: 328 : Plates:118
Price: HK$236
ISBN: 962-215-177-9

Wu Guanzhong: A Retrospective
Wu Guanzhong: A Retrospective

Featuring high-quality photographs of 124 selected works, including many oil paintings and ink paintings dating from the 1960s and onwards, the catalogue accompanying this compelling retrospective provides a comprehensive picture of the artistic evolution and achievements of Wu Guanzhong. A leading figure in the development of Chinese art in the second half of the 20th century, Wu has always produced original, innovative work fusing Chinese and Western styles, as this catalogue beautifully reveals.
    

Published 2002
Pages: 250; Plates: 124
Price: HK$250
ISBN: 962-215-179-5

Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Calligraphy *
Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Calligraphy *

The last volume in the Xubaizhai Collection series, the catalogue "Xubaizhai Collection of Chinese Calligraphy" features a total of 177 calligraphic works dating back as far as the Six Dynasties (222-589) and spanning all the way up to the twentieth century, with the most comprehensive section dedicated to works from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) periods.
    

Published 2003
Pages: 356; Plates: 177
Price: HK$370 (hardcover), HK$280 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-185-10

Huang Yongyu at 80: An Art Exhibition
Huang Yongyu at 80: An Art Exhibition

This catalogue features a total of 56 ink paintings by Huang Yongyu, most of them produced in the last few years and revealing that, even at the age of eighty, Huang is still actively exploring the world of artistic creation.
    

Published 2004
Pages: 170; Plates: 56
Price: HK$260
ISBN: 962-215-192-2

Likeness and Unlikeness: A Selection of Works by Qi Baishi from the Liaoning Provincial Museum
Likeness and Unlikeness: A Selection of Works by Qi Baishi from the Liaoning Provincial Museum

Qi Baishi (1864-1957) was one of the most renowned figures in modern Chinese painting. He excelled in painting landscapes and simple subjects such as flowers, birds, insects, crabs and shrimps. This fully illustrated catalogue features 81 items of works by Qi Baishi, including his paintings, calligraphy and seals selected from the Liaoning Provincial Museum, which houses one of the most important collections of Qi Baishi's works. This catalogue is also accompanied by two articles introducing the art of Qi Baishi.
    

Published 2006
Pages: 216; Plates: 81
Price: HK$180
ISBN: 962-215-201-5

A Pioneer of Modern Chinese Painting: The Art of Lin Fengmian
A Pioneer of Modern Chinese Painting: The Art of Lin Fengmian

Published 2007
Pages: 204; Plates: 115
Price: HK$168
ISBN: 962-215-205-8

The Pride of China: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the Jin, Tang, Song and Yuan Dynasties from the Palace Museum
The Pride of China: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the Jin, Tang, Song and Yuan Dynasties from the Palace Museum

A convenient pocket-size booklet (Price: HK$22) will also be published.
    

Published 2007
Pages: 308; Plates: 32
Price : HK$270
ISBN: 962-215-207-4

An Inheritance of Virtuosity: Donated Chinese Paintings of Ho Chat-yuen
An Inheritance of Virtuosity: Donated Chinese Paintings of Ho Chat-yuen

Featuring a total of 64 ink paintings dating from the 1920s to 1970 by Ho Chat-yuen (1890-1970), this catalogue reveals Ho's unique artistic development in inheriting both the traditions of Lingnan School and literati painting. This catalogue is also accompanied by an essay by the artist, sectional descriptions and a chronology introducing the art of Ho Chat-yuen.
    

Published 2007
Pages: 128; Plates: 64
Price: HK$160
ISBN: 962-215-212-0

A Eulogy of Hong Kong Landscape in Painting: The Art of Huang Bore
A Eulogy of Hong Kong Landscape in Painting: The Art of Huang Bore

This catalogue provides not only a complete series of drawings and paintings of Hong Kong landscapes rendered by the senior master Huang Bore (1902-1968) during 1950s-60s, but also the enchanting scenes depicted which have been disappeared in the progress of time. This catalogue is also accompanied by essays, sectional descriptions and an illustrated chronology of the artist.
    

Published 2008
Pages: 204
Price: HK$350
ISBN: 962-215-215-5

Strolling in the Fragrant Garden: Paintings of Ju Chao and Ju Lian
Strolling in the Fragrant Garden: Paintings of Ju Chao and Ju Lian

Published 2008
Pages: 312 pages; Plates: 251
Price: HK$480 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 978-7-5362-3915-9

No Frontiers: The Art of Ding Yanyong
No Frontiers: The Art of Ding Yanyong

This catalogue features a total of 179 representative works of ink painting, oil painting, watercolour and calligraphy as well as 58 seals by Ding Yanyong (1902-1978) dating from1940s to 1978. Included in this catalogue are four scholarly writings, sectional descriptions and a fully illustrated chronology which provides a comprehensive analysis on the unique artistic style and a historical evaluation on the achievement of this modern master.
    

Published 2008
Pages: 336 pages; Plates: 179
Price: HK$200 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 962-215-217-5

The Prosperous Cities: A Selection of Paintings from the Liaoning Provincial Museum
The Prosperous Cities: A Selection of Paintings from the Liaoning Provincial Museum

Published 2009
Pages: 208; Plates: 84
Price: HK$225 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 978-962-215-219-9

Lofty Integrity: Donation of Works by Wu Guanzhong *
Lofty Integrity: Donation of Works by Wu Guanzhong *

Published 2010
Pages: 156
Price: HK$340 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 978-962-215-220-5

Nobility and Virtue – A Selection of Late Ming and Early Qing Paintings and Calligraphies from the Chih Lo Lou Collection
Nobility and Virtue – A Selection of Late Ming and Early Qing Paintings and Calligraphies from the Chih Lo Lou Collection

Published 2010
Pages: 336; Plates: 79
Price: HK$150
ISBN: 978-962-215-226-7

A Passion for Tradition: The Art of Li Yanshan
A Passion for Tradition: The Art of Li Yanshan

Published 2011
Pages: 256; Plates: 105
Price: HK$265
ISBN: 978-962-215-228-1

Revitalising the Glorious Tradition: The Retrospective Exhibition of Pan Tianshou's Art
Revitalising the Glorious Tradition: The Retrospective Exhibition of Pan Tianshou's Art

Published 2011
Pages: 175; Plates: 36
Price: HK$88
ISBN﹕978-962-215-231-1

Imperishable Affection: The Art of Feng Zikai Creating a World of Compassion
Imperishable Affection: The Art of Feng Zikai Creating a World of Compassion

Published 2012
Pages: 358; Plates: 229
Price: HK$135
ISBN: 978-962-215-233-5

Imperishable Affection: The Art of Feng Zikai Cultivating Life and Soul
Imperishable Affection: The Art of Feng Zikai Cultivating Life and Soul

Published 2012
Pages: 234; Plates: 100
Price: HK$105
ISBN: 978-962-215-234-2

Bonds of Memory: Wan Qingli's Collection of Chinese Art Given by His Teachers and Friends
Bonds of Memory: Wan Qingli's Collection of Chinese Art Given by His Teachers and Friends
Published 2013
Pages: 352; Plates: 138
Price: HK$260
ISBN: 978-962-215-238-0

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