Wu Guanzhong Life and Art

Wu Guanzhong, the Paris-trained Chinese artist, returned to China in 1950, shortly after the Communists took power, and stayed there the rest of his long life. By the time he died in 2010 at the age of 90, he had become one of the most celebrated Chinese artists of his generation.

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His paintings frequently tested records for Chinese art in auctions, his reputation reinforced by major exhibitions, and Asian museums received gratefully his personal donations of hundreds of works.

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www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/2162256/wu-guanzhong-chinese-original-whose-art-blended-western-and