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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

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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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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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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