Zao Wou-Ki (1920 – 2013), peintre chinois de l’abstraction lyrique – Zao Wou-Ki (1920 – 2013), chinese painter of lyrical abstraction


Zao Wou-Ki fut pendant des décennies l’un des plus grands peintres chinois modernes. Héritier d’une tradition de peinture millénaire, c’est cependant au contact des artistes occidentaux qu’il trouva sa voie et devint un grand représentant de l’abstraction lyrique.


Zao Wou-Ki was for decades one of the greatest modern Chinese painters. Heir to a thousand-year-old tradition of painting, it was however in contact with Western artists that he found his way and became a great representative of lyrical abstraction.