(1912 - 2003)
Shou Zhao was active/lived in China. Shou Zhao is known for painting.
Biography Shou Zhao
Zhao Shou was born in 1912 and died in 2003. His entire life was devoted to modern painting. In 1998 he was invited to put two works painted in 1930s, which were repainted in 1980s, in the Chinese Five Thousand Years Civilization Exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. These paintings raised eyebrows among members of the art community both at home and abroad. However, people's understanding of him mostly remains rooted in 1930s.
Zhao passed away in Guangzhou 2003. Most of his works are stored in Guangdong Museum of Art and were created since the founding of the People's Republic of China.
In April this year, his personal retrospective exhibition will be held in the Museum where hundreds of his works and documents will be open
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