Paul Klee

Zao Wou-Ki

Zao Wou-Ki

Zao Wou-Ki (pinyin: Zhào Wújí) born in 1920, was a Chinese-French painter, later he became a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Zao Wou-Ki received his formal training at the School of Fine Arts in Hangzou, where he was exposed to both Eastern and Western academic traditions. Frustrated by the restrictive formalism of Chinese painting, he departed for Paris in 1948 and immersed himself in the art of