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T'ANG HAYWEN (Chinese, b. Xiamen ,1927-1991) T'ang belonged to the second generation of Chinese artists who emigrated to France following WWII. Instruction in calligraphy and in the principles of Taoism from his grandfather informed his intellectual development and perspectives. CHE CHUANG (Chinese, b. 1934 in Bejing) Che Chuang was a principal member of the Fifth Moon Group - a group of Chinese artists who pioneered the modern art movement in post- war Taiwan. Their coalescense of American Abstract Expressionism and traditional Chinese Calligraphy generated a new aesthetic that advocated for their own cultural heritage while adopting aspects of visual language of the west. HAM SUP (Korean, b. 1942 in Chuncheon) Ham Sup is regarded as a pioneer in hanji (mulberry paper) art for his revolutionary approach to what has typically been considered a utilitarian medium. His abstract and expressive compositions effectively combine tradition and Modern abstraction, celebrating the Korea of both the past and present. 2 NE of 6th on Dolores | Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921 | Tel 831.625.2288 | www.westbrookmodern.com Bretagne, circa 1970 8.25" x 11.25" Gouache by T'ang Haywen Daydream, 2009 35.25" x 51.25" Mullberry paper collage by Ham Sup MASTERS OF ASIAN MODERN ART Summertime, 1979 50" x 78" Oil on canvas by Chuang Che

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