The first survey of this Ming dynasty master to take place outside Asia shows how written accounts of his life as an illiterate, solitary man are contradicted by the sophistication of his own paintings and those of his followers. Find out more from LACMA’s website.
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Crab Apple and Mountain Birds (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying. Photo: © Shanghai Museum
The Jiucheng Palace (detail; c. 1525–33), Qiu Ying. Photo: © Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts
The Emperor Guangwu Fording a River (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying. Courtesy National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Fisherman’s Flute Heard over a Lake (c. 1545–52), Qiu Ying. Photo: Nelson-Atkins Media Services