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Title

Aspects II

1996

Artist

Cai Heng

China

1973 –

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    1996
    Media categories
    Scroll , Painting
    Materials used
    hanging scroll; ink on paper
    Dimensions
    209.6 x 45.7 cm image; 219.7 x 45.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l. corner, inscribed by pencil "Cai Heng. 1996."

    Credit
    Purchased 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    14.2000.2
    Copyright
    © CAI Heng
    Artist information
    Cai Heng

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • About

    In the modern history of Chinese painting many artists have attempted experiments to break through conventional boundaries and to create an antidote to the almost overbearing canonical tradition of literati painting. Zhang Daqian, for example, established a new area with his splashed-ink-and-colour creations. Cai Heng's works move even further in the direction of expressionism and abstraction, but retain all the beauty and tranquillity of familiar Chinese brushwork shown in landscape painting. Cai thus gives traditional Chinese brush painting a fresh new twist.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, February 2000.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

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