Zao Wou-ki

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BASED IN PARIS FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE, BEIJING-BORN ZAO WOU-KI (1921-2013) WAS ONE OF THE WORLD’S PRE­EM­I­NENT MODERNIST PAINTERS. HIS AB­STRACT WORKS ARE ROOTED IN CHI­NESE INK PAINT­ING, WHICH CAN BE SEEN IN THIS WORK FROM 1996, TI­TLED 28.8.96, WHICH COM­BINES BOTH INK AND OIL PAINT. “HE IS SEC­OND TO NO OTHER ARTIST IN EX­PRESS­ING AN ORI­EN­TAL AES­THETIC BY AN ART LAN­GUAGE WHICH CON­TAINS IN­TE­GRAL WESTERN EL­E­MENTS,” SAYS CALVIN HUI. 28.8.96 IS BE­ING PRE­SENTED BY HONG KONG GALLERY KWAI FUNG HIN.

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