Detail from Wu Guanzhong’s 1961 painting Tashilhunpo Monastery. Photo: Collection of Hong Kong Museum of Art

Wu Guanzhong: a Chinese original whose art blended Western and native styles

Lionised in death, artist who chose to return from West to Communist China was criticised in his lifetime for art that fused two traditions to create a new aesthetic

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Detail from Wu Guanzhong’s 1961 painting Tashilhunpo Monastery. Photo: Collection of Hong Kong Museum of Art
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