Secluded Valley in the Cold Mountains

Secluded Valley in the Cold Mountains


Arnold Chang 張洪

(American, b. 1954)

Handscroll; ink on paper

61 x 349.6 cm (24 x 137 5/8 in.)

Collection of the artist 2.2020


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).

See also
ASIAN - Handscroll
Chinese Art
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