Cover image for Seeing the Kites Again, 又见风筝: The Wu Guanzhong Donation Collection, 吴冠中捐赠作品集 By Sara Siew

Seeing the Kites Again, 又见风筝

The Wu Guanzhong Donation Collection, 吴冠中捐赠作品集

Sara Siew

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$150.00 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-981-09-7498-5

296 pages
127 color/1 b&w illustrations
2015
Distributed by Penn State University Press for National Gallery Singapore

Seeing the Kites Again, 又见风筝

The Wu Guanzhong Donation Collection, 吴冠中捐赠作品集

Sara Siew

Wu Guanzhong has gone further than any of his contemporaries in fusing the Western and Chinese art traditions, and stands as one of the greatest artists of 20th century China. In 2008, he surprised many when he made a generous donation of 113 works to Singapore. It remains the single largest donation made by the Chinese master artist to any public museum. This beautiful volume featuring essays, over 100 artwork images and a detailed biographical timeline, celebrates Wu’s art, life, his remarkable achievements, and his donation to Singapore.

 

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Wu Guanzhong has gone further than any of his contemporaries in fusing the Western and Chinese art traditions, and stands as one of the greatest artists of 20th century China. In 2008, he surprised many when he made a generous donation of 113 works to Singapore. It remains the single largest donation made by the Chinese master artist to any public museum. This beautiful volume featuring essays, over 100 artwork images and a detailed biographical timeline, celebrates Wu’s art, life, his remarkable achievements, and his donation to Singapore.

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