Fong Chung-Ray Exhibition: Between Modern and Contemporary

February 15, 2014


Fong Chung-Ray Exhibition: Between Modern and Contemporary

On view Gallery

February 15

Opening Reception: July 10, 6 pm

A Taiwanese artist, the exhibition focuses on Fong Chung-Ray's mature work, which incorporates styles over the course of his career, calligraphy, splashes of acrylic, and found materials such as sheets of plastic, and is an abstract style that doesn’t fit neatly into any category of Chinese, Asian or Western. At first glance, this approach does not seem particularly innovative. However, it is precisely these techniques and artistry that Fong, now into his eighties and still a prolific painter, has set the stage for abstract Chinese art throughout his career