Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Zao Wou-Ki: Works, Writings, Interviews [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 31.50  
Retail Value $ 45.00  
You Save $ 13.50  (30%)  
Item Number 208928  
Buy New $31.50
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Zao Wou-Ki: Works, Writings, Interviews by Jose Freches Pierre Schneider...

Zao Wou-Ki, born in 1921, conjoins Western abstraction and Asian calligraphic traditions to produce paintings at once gestural and light-filled. Born in China, he moved to Paris in the 1940s, where the early support of Miro and Picasso among others encouraged him to resolve the disparate artistic and cultural paradigms informing his thought. While Paul Klee is readily detectable as a crucial resource, an early friendship with Henri Michaux was also pivotal, encouraging Zao to extend his Chinese ink technique. Michaux's view of his own work as a documentary graph of present-tense consciousness also must have struck Zao as sympathetic, since his paintings, in which wispy calligraphic tendrils float across foggy light, convey a similar sense of the human nervous system transcribed. This book collects, for the first time, writings, interviews and a significant selection of Zao's oeuvre from his early works to the present.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   160
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.3" Width: 8.7" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   2.55 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2008
Publisher   Poligrafa
ISBN  8434311631  
ISBN13  9788434311633  

Availability  0 units.

More About Jose Freches Pierre Schneider

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > Asian
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General

Reviews - What do customers think about Zao Wou-Ki: Works, Writings, Interviews?

Be the first to write a review about Zao Wou-Ki: Works, Writings, Interviews

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Zao Wou-Ki: Works, Writings, Interviews

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy