Artist's Chinese brushwork done in extreme detail

photo An Ho is a Chinese brush work artist who now lives in Chattanooga, and is believed to be the only living painter who works in both the styles of Tang and Sang dynasty. She sits in front of a painting titled "A Scholar's Gathering," which was completed in the 1950's.

AN HOAge: 83.Born: Beijing, China.Family: Daughter Lalani Nan, son-in-law Henry Lautz.Residence: Ferger Place, Eveningside.Hobbies: Reading poetry, literature and short stories.

EDITOR'S NOTE: An Ho's daughter, Lalani Nan, acted as translator for this interview.

An Ho has lived in the United States since 1974, but she speaks only a few words of English. Her language is art.

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