Liu Guosong (Liu Kuo-Sung)(born 1932) Abstract Landscape, 1966
Lot 2103
Liu Guosong (Liu Kuo-Sung, b. 1932) Abstract Landscape, 1966
Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium
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Chinese Paintings New York
12 Sep 2012 10:00 EDT

Auction 20379
Lot Details
Liu Guosong (Liu Kuo-Sung, b. 1932)
Abstract Landscape, 1966
Ink on handmade paper, mounted for framing, signed Liu Guosong followed by a date of 1966, with one seal of the artist reading Liu Guosong.
24 1/4 x 29 1/4in (61.6 x 74.3cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Edward Elliot Family Collection, thereafter by descent

    Painted in 1966, this composition typifies the abstract landscapes of Liu Guosong when he introduced his innovative painting style to a North American audience through a series of solo exhibitions in 1966 and 1967. Following a solo exhibition at the Lee Nordness Galleries on East 70th Street in New York City, Liu Guosong held an exhibition at Gallery 100 in Princeton, NJ. Although not documented, it is probable that the Elliot family acquired the painting at one of these two venues. Of the exhibition at the Nordness gallery, New York Times art critic John Canaday eloquently espoused on the artist " ...a dashing exponent of traditional Chinese landscape painting hybridized with modern abstraction. His apparently broom-sized brush, filled with ink or color, charges around the field of the paper with great vigor; seas, mountains and valleys appear and disappear within the pattern; here and there the paper seems to have been rent by the weights and forces that open up chasms—but it is only collage. And all the while, everything is very elegant."

    劉國松 抽象水墨 水墨紙本 一九六六年作

    款識:
    劉國松 一九六六

    鈐印: [劉國松]

    來源: Edward Elliot 私人收藏
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