Franco-Chinese painter Jiang Dahai, born in 1946 in Nankin, will display in Guimet six of his latest paintings. Heir of a tradition of scholar painters, Dahai is one of the few contemporary Chinese artists to produce purely abstract paintings. By offering a range of variations around ancestral themes such as clouds and mist with a minimalist spirit, the audience will be able to enjoy the refinement of his practice by witnessing the artist executing a live painting performance, something he has accepted to do for the first time. Read more.
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