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Tseng Kwong Chi

 (1950 - 1990)
Tseng Kwong Chi was active/lived in New York / Hong Kong.  Tseng Kwong Chi is known for landscape painting.

Tseng Kwong Chi

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Tseng Kwong Chi was born in 1950 in Hong Kong and died in 1990 in New York.  He is internationally known for his photographic series Expeditionary Self-Portrait Series a.k.a. East Meets West.  In over 100 images, he poses in front of iconic architecture and sublime nature as his invented artistic persona, a Chinese “Ambiguous Ambassador” in the classic Mao suit.  “A cross between Ansel Adams and Cindy Sherman,” the work explores tourist photography in a playful juxtaposition of truth, fiction, and identity.

Tseng was an important documentarian and denizen of the downtown 1980’s New York club and art scene.  During his brief but prolific 10-year career, he created over 100,000 vibrant color and black-   ...  Displaying 750 of 1446 characters.

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