Lotus at Night

Huang Yongyu Chinese

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Huang Yongyu absorbed the diverse styles he encountered while working for a newspaper in Hong Kong. He first earned a reputation as a woodblock artist. After the 1960s he concentrated on painting, using a wide variety of materials.

Lotus at Night combines the painterly values of abstract expressionism with Chinese elements of gestural art and the reduction of an image to felt essentials. Huang's broad experimentation, like that of the generation that is succeeding him in China, is a natural response to a vast array of new choices.

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