(American, b. 1954)
Handscroll; ink on paper
61 x 349.6 cm (24 x 137 5/8 in.)
Collection of the artist 2.2020
© Arnold Chang
In a visual reference to a work by the American Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Chang created this ink landscape in his signature brush mode. Spontaneous, abstract, and rich in ink nuances, the work also pays homage to the Chinese ink painting tradition.
American-born Arnold Chang studied brush painting with artist and collector C. C. Wang in New York and developed a virtuosity and graphic quality in brushwork comparable to the Four Great Masters of landscape painting in the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368).
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