The Crow Is Beautiful

A documentary by Frank Scheffer in which the Chinese painter He Duoling shows his art.

Filmmaker Frank Scheffer encounters the world of the celebrated Chinese painter He Duoling (1948). He Duoling learned to continue the Chinese painting tradition with the oil painting technique. His love for the then banned Modern classical music and Russian literature helped him to renew painting. A film about a painter who brings classical Chinese poetry back to contemporary painting, inspiring a young generation of artists. Can Frank Scheffer learn to 'see' how He Duoling 'looks' and then transform it into his visual language?