Chinese "Chan" art is similar to Japanese "Zen" meditational art. It acts to inspire the viewer expanding the imagination beyond the soft painted understatement of the artist. Regarding Spirit-Like Mountains - Within the heart of traditional Chan Art are the sanctuaries in the "misty hights of distant mountains". Often no clear road shows the way - as if the path is only available to the imagination.
Chinese China Landscape Art Pen Ink Asia Asian Chan Zen Meditation Painting Soong Song Sung Drawings David Reed Thomas Lowell Thomas
Pen and Inks Artworks Called Chan-art
Artist: David Reed Thomas