Good To Know: Unframed, professionally packed, stored flat in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition report available upon request; Arty-Fact: “One must read ten thousand books and walk ten thousand miles before one is fit to paint” – an ancient proverb which Ting took literally by surrounding himself with literature as a child. “One thing I realize now is that the ladies that I read of then are the same ones I created today in my art. They are not in real life, but rather what I see in my heart.” Emanating a universal beauty, Ting’s women convey tenderness toward a child, a friend, an animal, a work of art or just the open space before them. To achieve this, Ting uses a vast array of colour to project his feelings. Source: NYMUSEUM. A great example of Ting’s craftsmanship can be found in “Friendship Along the River.” Here a dark lady wearing a Javanese batik sarong crowns a fair maiden wrapped only in ribbons and beads. This occurs in a dragon boat with woven reed sails and a shark’s fin rudder. The elongated figures convey a joy of the occasion and are full of love and humanity. Source: “Yunnan School: A Renaissance in Chinese Painting” by Joan Lebold Cohen
One of the most celebrated Chinese artists of his time, Ting Shao Kuang connects traditional painting with the more expressive Western influences. Read More
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