Project DescriptionDescription: Ink and colour on rice paper, 120 x 185 cm. Signed middle right
Catalogue note: Chinese-born Hong Zhu An, one of the finest artists in Singapore today is trained under famous art scholar Wang Zidou at the Shanghai Art and Craft Institute. The artist is proficient in both Chinese and Western Art. Painting in acrylic and ink, his works exude a serenity and energy that calms the mind and offers insightful abstract interpretation alongside enchanting visuals. Hong’s paintings glow with the layered pigments that are placed stroke by stroke upon rice paper, each layer consists of thousands of calligraphic strokes, creating an expanse of colour and depth. His works are resplendent because they reveal the beauty of the world, life, and man. The artist has exhibited in South East Asia, the USA and Australia and has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the UOB Painting of the Year ‘Grand Award’. His works are collected by major institutions such as the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Princeton University Museum in New York, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Singapore Art Museum.
Provenance: Acquired from Ode to Art, Invoice no. 606148
Catalogue no.: 2017P0011-HZA