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Shao An Wall Calendar

In the waning days of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), China's first formal art schools were founded in an atmosphere of spirited debate about tradition, reform, and what it meant to be an artist in that culture. The painter Chao Shao-an (1905-1998) came of age following this upheaval. A leader in the modernist movement, Chao strove, like his masters, both ''''to learn from nature [and to] be inspired by [an] inner sensibility.'''' In his mid-twenties he established the Lingnan Art Studio in order to advance this fresh and vital approach. Chao's fluid brushwork, rich colors, and inventive composition are evident in this calendar's reproductions of twelve of his paintings. All are from the collection of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. This calendar is perfect as dcor in your home, kitchen, or office and easily helps to keep track of important dates, contacts, and other events at a glance. Each calendar month is easy to glance at and see what responsibilities you have coming up, so make sure you stay organized through the year! Personalization is easy with different colors for appointments and trips, add stickers or stickie notes for a quick reference, or create your own system of symbols and abbreviations.*Popular Calendar Title!Printed on high-quality, FSC certified paperFull-color pages throughoutIncludes all major and significant holidaysFeatures artwork of Chao Shao-anCarefully curated imagesStay on track and organized all yearGreat as a gift for any occasionPerfect for the home or officePair with your favorite organizational tool*About Pomegranate *All of Pomegranate?s calendars are printed with soy-based inks on FSC certified paper, which means the paper has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council? and manufactured by an FSC certified printer. FSC certification promotes responsible forest management by ensuring that forestry practices are environmentally responsible, socially equitable, and economically viable.*Why Calendars?*Does your room need some color but you can?t decide on a piece of art? Do you want to redecorate but are on a budget and don?t want to break the bank? Wall calendars are the world's most popular calendars with style and unique themes for every interest from art to animals, religion to meditations, family organizers and children?s themes. Fill your walls with life and keep them fresh all year with a beautiful and affordable calendar. The wall calendar format gives you enough space to keep yourself organized and provide breathtakingly beautiful decor for any room, or surface, in your home. A calendar is easy to glance at and see what responsibilities you have coming up this month, so make sure you stay organized through the year! You can personalize your calendar, too, with different colors for appointments and trips, add stickers or stickie notes for a quick reference, or create your own system of symbols and abbreviations. Track appointments, anniversaries, birthdays and more! Or, cut out and frame your favorite images for year-round art. Wall calendars make great gifts for any and every occasion! The most common wall calendar size is 12'''' x 12'''' but sizes do tend to vary from large poster sizes to small mini-calendars or desk calendar. Check out each calendar?s specifications for an exact size. Shop our vast selection of high quality wall calendars.*More Info*At the age of sixteen, Chao Shao-an (1905?1998), a native of southern China?s Guangdong province, enrolled in the art academy run by Gao Qifeng, one of a handful of fearless artists who had jointly created the Lingnan school of painting. They broke with tradition by introducing modern subjects and perspective from Western art. The impact on Chao was terrific. His painting soon took on the qualities it was to preserve
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