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Picto-Calligraphy & Sculpt-Script: Symphony of Chinese Calligraphy & Sculpture  
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Mei Chu Chang, Feng Jin at Alameda Museum July 3rd, 2008 - July 30th, 2008
Posted 5/15/11
EAST BAY EXPERSS -- CRITIC'S CHOICE Drawing, according to the French neoclassicist J.A.D. Ingres, is "the hard, wiry line of rectitude" underlying all great art. In Chinese painting, calligraphy links both the poetry that artist-sages admired, and their deeply felt aesthetic/kinesthetic responses. In this two-man show at the AlamedaMuseum, two China-born Californians update tradition with modernist ideas of free expression. In his Picto-Calligraphy series, Mei Chu Chang, a retired teacher... [more]
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Island Arts: Feng Jin at the Alameda Museum  
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Feng Jin at Alameda Museum March 5th, 2011 - March 30th, 2011
Posted 5/15/11
Submitted by Michael Singman-Aste on 1, March 17, 2011 Feng Jin with Romancing the Metal, 2011. Copper and wood boards.* By Michael Singman-Aste Having studied Japanese for two years at the University at California, Berkeley, there was a time when I knew several hundred Chinese characters. I know I’m rusty, but I can’t make heads or tails of Feng Jin’s characters. That’s just fine. Although inspired by Chinese calligraphy, his work is not in fact a reproduction of Chinese verse in metal. Jin s... [more]
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Sculptures at SL Museum — A Study of the Female Form  
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Feng Jin at San Leandro History Museum & Art Gallery September 4th, 2008 - October 26th, 2008
Posted 5/15/11
By : Staff Reports : 8/29/08     San Leandro Times The San Leandro History Museum and Art Gallery presents a sculpture solo exhibition “The Heart Sutra” featuring Bay Area sculptor Feng Jin’s recent new series “Hearts On Fire.” The exhibition runs from Sept. 4 to Oct. 26 at the gallery at 320 West Estudillo Avenue with a reception for the artist on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. In this series of abstract figurative sculptures, Feng Jin creates ancient go... [more]