Zao Wou-Ki 趙無極

Chinese-French, 1921–2013


A master of postwar art and the highest-selling Chinese painter of his generation, Zao Wou-ki applied Modernist art-making techniques to traditional Chinese literati painting. Zao moved to Paris in 1948, rejected his Chinese heritage, and …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
HK$510.4m, Sotheby's, 2018

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