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1930

1930s Huang Yao Seal carved by Wang Shoupeng

1930s Huang Yao Seal carved by Wang Shoupeng

In our records, this seal was carved by Wang Shoupeng (1875-1929). Inscription was probably done by another person as Wang had already passed away in 1930s.

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1934

December 22 1934: Huang Yao Seal engraved by Mu Yilong

December 22 1934: Huang Yao Seal engraved by Mu Yilong

Mu Yilong was Huang Yao's colleague at Xinwen Bao ( The News ) in Shanghai. He was also a reknowned photographer.

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1936

Huang Yao Seal engraved by Zhang Yingchao a fellow cartoonist from Shanghai

Huang Yao Seal engraved by Zhang Yingchao a fellow cartoonist from Shanghai

Zhang Yingchao was a famous and active cartoonist in the 1930s Shanghai. He served in the committee for the First National Cartoon Exhibition in 1936.

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1942

Summer 1942 Ermei Shan

Summer 1942 Ermei Shan

Huang Yao visited Emei Shan for the third and last time. He wrote about his experience staying in a monastery up in Emei mountains and the philosophy lessons he learned by observing it's abbot...

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1942

September 1942: 100 Shou Paintings

September 1942: 100 Shou Paintings

Exhibition of ‘100 Shou Paintings’, there could have been copies as it is noted that the paintings were printed and published by Wentong Book Publishing.

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1942

September 1942: Huang Yao Seals engraved by Xie Meinu

September 1942: Huang Yao Seals engraved by Xie Meinu

Mei Nu (1911-­‐1991), famous seal engraver, engraved for both Mao Zedong and Jiang Jieshi. He was friend to Qi Baishi and Xu Beihong. In our records, Xie Meinu had engraved 2 seals for Huang Yao.

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1943

March 13 1943 Yaoshan travel sketches Exhibition

March 13 1943 Yaoshan travel sketches Exhibition

According to Feng Yan, in the “Chronicle of  art exhibitions in Guilin during the Anti-Japanese War” page 63 has this record," March 13 to 15, the China Travel Service held in Guilin's  Branch of Gliding Club.......

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1943

July 20 1943 Calligraphy Exhibition and Sales in aid of the Yeongdong famine

July 20 1943 Calligraphy Exhibition and Sales in aid of the Yeongdong famine

According to Feng Yan,  in the ”Chronicle of  art exhibitions in Guilin during the Anti-Japanese War" page 63 has this record," July 20 to 22, Fellows.......

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1943

August 15 1943: Several Solo Exhibitions in Guilin

August 15 1943: Several Solo Exhibitions in Guilin

Huang Yao held several solo exhibitions in various parts of Guilin simultaneously in order to raise funds for the prevention of disease and money for maintaining orphanages.

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1944

October 1944 Painting for Tribal Chief Hu Zhonghua

October 1944 Painting for Tribal Chief Hu Zhonghua

Painting found on the internet in 2010, owner unknown. The painting is of an arch, a symbol of peace and harmony.

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1944

October 1944: Huang Yao Seal engraved by Indigenous Native Chief in Yunnan

October 1944: Huang Yao Seal engraved by Indigenous Native Chief in Yunnan

In 1944 Huang Yao had given a painting to a tribal chief in Kunming, the seal could be an exchange.

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1947

1947 The Contradiction Set

1947 The Contradiction Set

The 'Contradiction', the last known set of cartoons Huang Yao painted before leaving China. It depicted the contrasting situations between the old and the young, modern and traditional; the injustice committed by the government and military towards the civilians, the rich and the poor, the politicians, business men, scientist's view of the world and so on...

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1947

March 8 1947: Huang Yao Cartoons Exhibition

March 8 1947: Huang Yao Cartoons Exhibition

Huang Yao Cartoons Public Exhibition Opens Today, 10am to 5 pm The cartoons of Mr. Huang Yaoding, the creator of Niubizi, have long enjoyed international renown and have been published in over ten Chinese-English bilingually captioned volumes of cartoons.

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1947

March 10 1947 Yunnan Daily : Huang Yao Cartoon Exhibition Closes Today

March 10 1947 Yunnan Daily : Huang Yao Cartoon Exhibition Closes Today

Huang Yao Cartoon Exhibition Closes Today.

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1957

August 8 1957: Joint Exhibition of Ten Contemporary Chinese Artists

August 8 1957: Joint Exhibition of Ten Contemporary Chinese Artists

Exhibition dates: 8 August – 14 August 1957

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1980

February 19 1980: Three Friends Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition (Taipei)

February 19 1980: Three Friends Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition (Taipei)

Three Friends: Wang Shizhao, Huang Yao, Chen Naichao

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1981

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation1 - A Verse from the Red Cliff

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation1 - A Verse from the Red Cliff

Sometimes I paint human figures and at other times, landscape, depending on my mood. I let my mind follow its natural inclinations without restraint or obstruction.

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1982

The Philosophy Behind Chinese Landscape Painting

The Philosophy Behind Chinese Landscape Painting

For Chinese landscape painting, it is not necessary for you to paint the landscape you see. You paint only the landscape you envision in your mind but the painting must capture the spirit of nature.

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1982

September 1982: The Ten Talks of Niubizi

September 1982: The Ten Talks of Niubizi

147 pages, published in mandarin by Li Ming Cultural Enterprise Co. Ltd, Taiwan. Published in September, 1982.

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2001

2001 From Pictorial Calligraphy to Calligraphic Painting

2001 From Pictorial Calligraphy to Calligraphic Painting

An article by Wang Nanming - Huang Yao's two articles entitled Tuhua wenzi and Wenzi hua expounded his main idea in artistic creation, that is, the development of his early interest in Pictorial Calligraphy to his active practice of Calligraphic Painting. As Huang Yao explained the basis of his interest in this aspect of art...

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