Stunning early color lithograph s - gorgeous rich abstraction; a rare collaboration between Chinese-European-American artist Walasse Ting and European COBRA artist Pierre Alechinsky, boldly signed by both artists in colored crayon and numbered from the limited edition of only 100. In the early 1960s the Chinese born Ting was influenced by the European COBRA artists and collaborated closely with COBRA artist Pierre Alechinsky; several years later, after emigrating to the United States, Ting became more aligned with the Abstract Expressionists and would later famously collaborate with Sam Francis. However, this 1961 European collaboration with Alechinsky is rare and especially uncommon stateside. Unframed.
Signature: Boldly signed in colored crayon by both Walasse Ting and Pierre Alechinsky on the front. Numbered from the limited edition of 100.
Publisher: Edition Van De Loo
About Walasse Ting 丁雄泉
Chinese, 1929-2010, Wuxi, China, based in New York, NY, USA
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About Pierre Alechinsky
Abstraction merges with representation in the paintings and prints of Pierre Alechinsky, known for combining colorful painting with black-and-white ink drawing. A founding member of CoBrA, a group that emphasized material and its spontaneous application, Alechinsky cultivated a lively aesthetic particularly evident in later acrylics and works on paper. Upon visiting Japan, he adopted the Eastern tradition of pouring ink onto the surface of paper spread out on the floor, rendering his subjects—erupting volcanoes, comically deformed creatures, waterfalls, dynamic skies—with a fluidity influenced by Japanese calligraphy. Personal legal and financial documents and often served as the base material for his works.
Belgian, b. 1927, Brussels, Belgium, based in France