FONG CHUNG-RAY

Fong Chung-Ray is a distinguished Chinese-American contemporary artist best known for his unique abstract paintings that combine elements of Chinese and Western art in new ways. In the late 1950s, he joined forces with a powerful group of progressive Chinese artists in Taiwan to create a distinctive visual language. In 1961, he joined the influential Fifth Moon Painting Society whose members met regularly to critique one another's works.

Exhibitions

First showcase of ink art from the M+ Collection to debut in October (featuring work by Fong Chung-Ray)

M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority give global context to ink art with The Weight of Lightness: Ink Art at M+ M+, the highly anticipated museum of visual culture at Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, will exhibit selections from its exceptional ink art collection for the first time ever this fall. The Weight of …

From China To Taiwan – Pioneers of Abstraction (1955 – 1985)

15/06/2017 to  24/09/2017 – Musée d’Ixelles The exhibition “From China To Taiwan”: Pioneers of Abstraction’ retraces for the first time in the West the origins and evolution of twentieth-century Chinese abstract painting. Aside from the works themselves, the exhibition also explores the fabulous and epic careers of these Chinese artists, who were obliged to leave their …