Zao Wou-Ki

Photo de Zao Wou-Ki

Born in Beijing in 1921, the artist came to Paris in 1948, where he became one of the prominent members of the “Abstraction lyrique Movement” with Mathieu, Soulages, Hartung and Riopelle.

Zao Wou-Ki’s paintings sell for millions of dollars. One of them: “Tou-Fou” was sold at Christies’ Hong Kong for $5.8 millions in 2008.

Zao Wou-Ki died in Dully, Switzerland on Tuesday April 9 2013.