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17.01.66 by  ZAO WOU-KI

ZAO WOU-KI

(CHINESE, FRENCH, 1921 - 2013)

17.01.66 , 1966

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

57.48 in. (146.00 cm.) (height) by 44.88 in. (114.00 cm.) (width)

Description:

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki, dated 25 June 2012. This work is referenced in the archive of the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki and will be included in the artist�s forthcoming catalogue raisonne prepared by Francoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen (information provided by Fondation Zao Wou-Ki).

Markings:

signed in Chinese and signed 'ZAO' (lower right); signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'Zao Wou-Ki 17.1.66. ne vernis pas' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Paris, France, Galerie de France, Zao Wou-Ki OEuvres recentes, 1967. Dublin, Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, ROSC ’67 - The Poetry of Vision, November-December 1967. Montreal, Canada, Musee d’art Contemporain, Zao Wou-Ki, 1969. This exhibition later travelled to Quebec, Canada, Musee du Quebec, Zao Wou-Ki, 1969. Fukuoka, Japan, Fukuoka Art Museum, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures, encres de Chine. 1950-1981, 1981. This exhibition later travelled to Tokyo, Japan, Grand Art Gallery, Nihonbashi, 1981; Fukui, Japan, Fukui Prefectural Museum, 1981; Kyoto, Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, 1981; Kamakura, Japan, Museum of Modern Art, Kamakra, 1981. Beijing, China, The National Art Museum of China, Zao Wou- Ki, September 1983. This exhibition later travelled to Hangzhou, China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art), September 1983. Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Zao Wou-Ki Retrospective, March-May 1993. Mexico City, Mexico, Fundacion Cultural Televisa, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo, Zao Wou-Ki: Cuarenta Anos de Pintura (1954- 1994), March-May 1994. Perouges, Lyon, France, La Maison du prince, Zao Wou-Ki, June- September 1994. Saragossa, Spain, Zao Wou-Ki, Retrospectiva, Centro de exposicionesy congresos, la Iber-Caja de Ahorros, March-April 1995. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, January-April 1996. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Infinite Image and Space - A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, May-July 1996. Angers, France, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, 1998. Valencia, Spain, Centre Julio Gonzalez, IVAM (Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern), Zao Wou-Ki, 2001. Brussels, Belgium, Musee d’Ixelles, Zao Wou-Ki, June-September 2001. Helsinki, Finland, Taidehalli, Zao Wou-Ki, March-April 2003. Dunkerque, France, Musee des Beaux Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, une quete du silence, April-August 2004. Tokyo, Japan, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Zao Wou-Ki, 2004. Biarritz, France, Le Bellevue, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures et encres de Chine, 1948-2005, 2005.

Literature:

Fukuoka Art Museum, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures, encres de Chine 1950- 1981, exh. cat., Fukuoka, Japan, 1981 (illustrated, plate 18). Pan Tai-Fang & Chen Shu-Ling (ed.), Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Zao Wou-Ki Retrospective, exh. cat., Taipei, Taiwan, 1993 (illustrated, p. 55). Pierre Daix, Editions Ides et Calendes, Zao Wou-Ki, L’oeuvre 1935- 1993, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1994 (illustrated, p. 108). Pierre Schneider, Fundacion Cultural Televisa, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo, Zao Wou-Ki: Cuarenta Anos de Pintura (1954- 1994), exh. cat., Mexico City, Mexico, 1994 (illustrated, plate 9, p. 84). La Maison du prince, Perouges, Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Lyon, France, 1994 (illustrated, plate 5, p. 6). Centro de exposiciones y congresos, la Iber-Caja de Ahorros, Zao Wou-Ki, Retrospective, exh. cat., Saragossa, Spain, 1995 (illustrated, plate 6, p. 16). Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1996 (illustrated, p. 150). Hong Kong Museum of Art, Urban Council of Hong Kong, Infinite Image and Space - A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Hong Kong, 1996 (illustrated, p. 108). Yves Bonnefoy & Gerard de Cortanze, Editions La Difference, Zao Wou-Ki, Paris, France, 1998 (illustrated, p. 136) Musee des Beaux Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Angers, France, 1998 (illustrated, plate 13, p.37) IVAM (Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern) Centre Julio Gonzalez & Musee d'Ixelles, Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Valencia, Spain & Brussels, Belgium, 2001 (illustrated, p. 52) Musee des Beaux Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, une quete du silence, exh. cat., Dunkerque, France, 2004 (illustrated, plate 49, p. 65). Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, Zao Wou-Ki, exh. cat., Tokyo, Japan, 2004 (illustrated, plate 33, p. 99). Le Bellevue, Zao Wou-Ki. Peintures et encres de Chine, 1948-2005, exh. cat., Biarritz, France, 2005 (illustrated, plate 27, p. 62).

Provenance:

Collection of the Artist Private Collection, Europe de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong Acquired from the above by the present owner This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki, dated 25 June 2012. This work is referenced in the archive of the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki and will be included in the artist’s forthcoming catalogue raisonne prepared by Francoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen (information provided by Fondation Zao Wou-Ki).

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