Zao Wou-Ki

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Zao Wou-Ki

1921      Born in Beijing, China into the ancient T’chao family

 

Education

1935      Enrolled in the Fine Arts School of Hangzhou; remained there for 6 years

Biography

2006     Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 2006:

                Art & Imitation in China, The University of Hong Kong, China (solo exhibition)

                Black & White Dream, reopening of the Suzhou Museum, China

2003     Received at the French Académie des Beaux Arts November 26

1998      Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 1998:

                Zao Wou-ki 60 Years of Painting, Retrospective exhibition at the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, China; Palace of Fine Arts, Beijing, China; Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (solo exhibition)

                Galerie Thessa Herold, Madrid, Spain

                Musée des beaux-arts, Angers, France

1995      Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 1995:

                Henri Michaux/Zao Wou-ki, une rencontre-une amitié Galerie Lucien Schweitzer, Luxembourg

1993      Promoted by the President of the French Republic to Commandeur de la Legion d’honneur

1984      Awarded the Legion d’honneur by the French Ministry of Culture

1975       Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 1975:

                 Accrochage III, Musée national d’art moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

                 Large exhibition consisting of works produced over the previous two years, Galerie de France, Paris, France

1954       Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 1954:

                 Retrospective exhibition of engraved works, Museum of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1947       Zao Wou-Ki Exhibitions in 1947:

                 Shanghai, China (solo exhibition)

                 Selected Public Collections

                 Raffles City, Singapore