Chu Teh-Chun - Composition In Red, 1979

Chu Teh-Chun (1920-2014) Part II

Inspired by Nicolas de Staël's abstract landscape paintings, Chu abandoned figurative painting and adopted a unique style using bold strokes of colour which evoked Chinese calligraphy. His new style was immediately successful. In 1964, an exhibition of his works at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh brought him international ... More

Donald Hamilton Fraser - Venice, Grand Canal

Donald Hamilton Fraser (1929-2009)

Donald Hamilton Fraser is famous abstract landscape painter. As an adolescent, Fraser attended the Maidenhead Grammar School in Berkshire, England. In the late 1940s, he worked at the Sunday Times as an editorial trainee while completing his National Service. From 1949–52, Fraser trained at London's Saint Martin's School of ... More

Chu Teh-Chun - The Suddenly Rule, 1992

Chu Teh-Chun (1920-2014) Part I

Chu Teh-Chun or Zhu Dequn was a Chinese-French abstract painter famous for his pioneering style integrating traditional Chinese painting techniques with Western abstract art. Chu and his schoolmates Wu Guanzhong and Zao Wou-Ki were dubbed the "Three Musketeers" of modernist Chinese artists trained in China and France. ... More