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1979

1979 HY's Perfect Children: The Dragon Dance

1979 HY's Perfect Children: The Dragon Dance

The children have bright eyes that are wide apart, as if taking in everything they can of the world around them, like intelligent children do. They are chinless; chubby cheeked; with straight, short, slightly droopy eyebrows; tiny noses; simple curved ears and wide smiling mouths.

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1979

1979 Joy in Painting and Appreciation of Paintings

1979 Joy in Painting and Appreciation of Paintings

The children at play are usually active, moving their arms and legs. I would drop my brush, get up and jump around a bit, relax my muscles, stretch my arms.

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1979

Human Figure Paintings - Men in Poetic Setting

Human Figure Paintings - Men in Poetic Setting

We have read books on Zen as well as listened to many Zen stories. Zen should not be split into different schools.

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1979

1979 Folk Culture Paintings : Chinese Zodiac

1979 Folk Culture Paintings : Chinese Zodiac

Folk Culture Paintings of Chinese Zodiac

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1979

1979 Folk Culture Paintings : 24 Filial Children

1979 Folk Culture Paintings : 24 Filial Children

Folk Culture Paintings of 24 Filial Children

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1979

1979 to 1984 Folk Culture Paintings : Budai Heshang (Monk with cloth bag)

1979 to 1984 Folk Culture Paintings : Budai Heshang (Monk with cloth bag)

Folk Culture Paintings of Budai Heshang (Monk with cloth bag)

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1979

1979 to 1985 Folk Culture Paintings : Fulushou

1979 to 1985 Folk Culture Paintings : Fulushou

Folk Culture Paintings of Fulushou

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1979

1979 to 1982 Folk Culture Paintings : Hehe Gods

1979 to 1982 Folk Culture Paintings : Hehe Gods

Folk Culture Paintings of Hehe Gods

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1980

1980s Stories of the Seals

1980s Stories of the Seals

Huang Yao had a broad repertoire of art works. They range from the traditional Chinese paintings of human figures, landscapes, birds and animals, to his unique upside down calligraphy , innova-tive painting of the ancient Chinese character.

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1980

1980 Transmission of Knowledge

1980 Transmission of Knowledge

1980 was an extremely productive year for children paintings. As in the previous years, his children paintings involve outdoor games and activities.

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1980

1980 to 1985 Folk Culture Paintings : Eight Immortals

1980 to 1985 Folk Culture Paintings : Eight Immortals

Folk Culture Paintings of the Eight Immortals

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1980

1980 Marrying Off the Daughter

1980 Marrying Off the Daughter

This painting is for the year of the rat. The title, ‘Marrying Off the Daughter’ is about the story of rat daughter getting married to the most powerful. She thought the sun was most powerful, but he declined her proposal for marriage and suggested the dark cloud, which in turn suggested the wind.

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1980

1980 Who is Lack of Skill?

1980 Who is Lack of Skill?

The story behind this painting is about a tiger’s first encounter with donkey. At the beginning the tiger was frightened by the strange sound the donkey made.

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1980

1980 A Short Nap

1980 A Short Nap

No doubt, Huang Yao’s lively happy children at play besides entertaining; the viewers are able to see plainly the humor, joy, friendship, cooperation, freedom, creativity and imagination revealed among the children.

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1980

1980s Many Falling Flowers

1980s Many Falling Flowers

In the last years of his life, he was still actively painting and exploring new grounds. He started to experiment with painting on tiles with a few young friends who were into pottery art. It was not easy to paint on unbaked tiles, as they are smooth and slippery.

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1980

Human Figure Paintings - Children at Play - A Return to Innocence

Human Figure Paintings - Children at Play - A Return to Innocence

When I am tired after painting for some time, I will choose to leisurely paint children playing their games. I feel like I have become like a child in the painting and return to memories of my childhood. My brush follows my imagination as I play like a child on paper.

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1980

Human Figure Paintings - Yibi Hua One Stroke Painting

Human Figure Paintings - Yibi Hua One Stroke Painting

Yibi hua, or 'one stroke painting'. It is a painting where its main part is completed with one stroke only. I remember two years ago in 1980, before my serious illness that I painted many yibi hua.

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1980

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation2 - Returning Boat in the Rain

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation2 - Returning Boat in the Rain

For this piece of work, I started by ‘exercising’ my brush strokes by drawing different types of lines. The 'straight lines' were drawn freely with no restraint became the drizzle, reeds, and the raincoat. As for the banks of the beach, after drawing the horizontal line, dots were added from which shading was formed.

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1980

1980 Folk Culture Paintings : Brush Play

1980 Folk Culture Paintings : Brush Play

Folk Culture Paintings of Brush Play

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1980

1980 Folk Culture Paintings : Mythology

1980 Folk Culture Paintings : Mythology

Folk Culture Paintings of Mythology

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