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MA PAISUI: The Prismatic Hues of Taiwan’s Postwar Era

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For 2020 Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms, Asia Art Center presents a solo exhibition of MA Paisui, the scholarly master prior to the golden age of the Taiwanese "painting society", showcasing his accomplishment: to construct a bridge of color ink that embodies both Chinese and Western traits. Through this exhibition, we respond to the interrogation: since landscape painting is …

For 2020 Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms, Asia Art Center presents a solo exhibition of MA Paisui, the scholarly master prior to the golden age of the Taiwanese "painting society", showcasing his accomplishment: to construct a bridge of color ink that embodies both Chinese and Western traits. Through this exhibition, we respond to the interrogation: since landscape painting is unexceptional, what are some unique qualities of “Ma Paisui style” landscape painting? With the exhibited works from the below three phases, his ambition is evident in the brilliant use of colors, defined …

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