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 Wou-Ki Zao  (1921 - 2013)

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Lived/Active: New York / China/France/Switzerland      Known for: non objective and abstract landscape painting

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1921 (Beijing, China)
 
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2013 (Switzerland)

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New York / China/France/Switzerland

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Zao (Zhao) Wou Ki combines Oriental landscape abstraction with French influence. He was born in Beijing on February 13, 1921, and from the age of ten, Zao drew and painted with great freedom. He learned from his grandfather that calligraphy is an art when it transmits an emotion to the person looking at it. At age fourteen he enrolled at the School of Fine Arts in Hangzhou, where he remained for six years. He studied and then taught at the Hongchow National Academy of Fine Arts. In 1942, (showing 500 of 16663 characters).



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