024. Christine Groh – The Calligraphy Lesson

$475.00

024. Christine Groh – The Calligraphy Lesson

Mixed Media, 48cm x 62cm. During a visit to Japan I met a Geisha and for the first time discovered and understood this traditional Japanese custom, far from what is usually thought of it in the Western world. Aspiring Geishas undertake a three year course how to become Entertainers. This involves dance, the arts (calligraphy, music), being widely read in both politics and classical literature, as well a how to dress and move gracefully.

 

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Christine has studied under Michele Retschlag, John McVeigh-Brown and Lois Beumer. She has been influenced by Hundertwasser, Chagall and Rex Backhaus-Smith. She is a member of the Royal Queensland Art Society and the Half Dozen Group of Artists. She has received numerous awards for work, that she sells regularly. Her paintings have been sold to Germany, England, New Zealand and the USA.

It can be seen on www.christine-groh.com/