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Place of Origin: United States, California
Date: 2011
Materials: Ink and acrylic on paper
Dimensions: H. 81 1/2 in x L. 283 1/2 in, H. 207 cm x L. 718.8 cm
Credit Line: Museum purchase with exchange funds from the estate of K. Hart Smith with additional funds from the Clarence Shangraw Memorial
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Painting
Object Number: 2012.5
On Display: No

Description

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Zheng Chongbin explores new modes of expression for ink by synthesizing Chinese painting traditions with Western genres of abstraction. Zheng, who thinks ink "speaks the contemporary  language," calls his current expression "the style of no style." His compositions, simultaneously bold and harmonious, result from his process of varying the tempo and density of ink applied to paper. Born in Shanghai, he earned an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and now divides his time between China and the Bay Area.

 


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Signature/Seal: signed in pencil in LR corner of painting
Exhibition History: "First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian", Asian Art Museum, 9/4/15-10/11/15
Label:

Zheng Chongbin explores new modes of expression for ink by synthesizing Chinese painting traditions with Western genres of abstraction. Zheng, who thinks ink "speaks the contemporary  language," calls his current expression "the style of no style." His compositions, simultaneously bold and harmonious, result from his process of varying the tempo and density of ink applied to paper. Born in Shanghai, he earned an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and now divides his time between China and the Bay Area.

 


Signature/Seal: signed in pencil in LR corner of painting
Exhibition History: "First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian", Asian Art Museum, 9/4/15-10/11/15