One of the founders of the Lingnan Sch ool of painting\, Gao Qifeng attracted a number of followers despite his sh ort life. He established the Tianfeng (“heavenly breeze”) Studio to teach p ainting on a secluded island in Guangzhou\, where his most outstanding disc iples included Chao Shao-an and six other emerging artists. They became kno wn as the “Tianfeng Seven”\, and their close relationship frequently saw th em organise exhibitions and work on paintings together\, and they also set up art societies and taught painting to perpetuate their art.

S howcasing exhibits selected from the collections of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art\, the exhibition explores the early development of the Lingnan School through the works of Gao Qifeng and his d isciples.
DTEND:20130826 DTSTAMP:20160629T004510 DTSTART:20120418 GEO:22.377252;114.185296 LOCATION:Hong Kong Heritage Museum\,1 Man Lam Road Sha Tin\nHong Kong\, 218 0 8188 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Heavenly Breeze: Selected Works of Gao Qifeng and His Disciples \, Gao Qifeng\, He Qiyuan\, Chao Shao-an\, Ye Shaobing UID:217719 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR