• Zhong Cheng 2009 Autumn Auction
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    ZHANG YU (b.1959)

    Fingerprints 2006.7-3


    Ink and Wash on Xuan Paper

    Signed Zhangyu in English and dated 2006

    Estimate TWD 480,000-580,000
    USD 15,000-18,100
    HKD 0-0

    Hammer Price TWD 542,800
    USD 16,963
    HKD 0

With a certificate of authenticity from Daxiang Art Space


Illustrated:"Zhang Yu’s One-finger Chan", Daxiang Art Space, May 2009, Page 22

Exhibition:"Zhang Yu’s One-Finger Chan Cultural and Spiritual Exploration", Daxiang Art Space, Taichung, Taiwan, Jun 19 - Aug 9, 2009


Zhang Yu, an important representative artist of contemporary ink and wash, is the leading figure of mainland China’s experimental ink and wash. He started his exploration in the contemporary ink and wash in 1984. Among Chinese contemporary ink and wash, Zhang Yu is the model of both innovative and creative artist. He managed to propel the development of contemporary ink and wash in China through two ways: art practice and publication during severe circumstances and the harsh conditions of that time.In the contemporary ink and wash of China, Zhang Yu’s recent style and skill has surpassed the fixed ideas provided in the mediums. His creativity has gone beyond behavior and its trace. Zhang Yu’s works are masterpieces.

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