Liu Kuo-sung, known as the father of modern Chinese ink painting and a pioneer of Chinese modern art, will turn 90 in April 2022. Photo: Courtesy of Liu Kuo-sung
Liu Kuo-sung, known as the father of modern Chinese ink painting and a pioneer of Chinese modern art, will turn 90 in April 2022. Photo: Courtesy of Liu Kuo-sung
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Father of modern Chinese ink painting Liu Kuo-sung says there’s still much he can do for the art as he nears 90

  • Liu Kuo-sung explains that while he is satisfied with all that he has achieved, he still wants to help young, talented but unknown artists gain recognition
  • He is happy to see Chinese ink art gaining in popularity in the West: “In the past it was the Chinese who learned Western painting. Now it’s the reverse”

Liu Kuo-sung, known as the father of modern Chinese ink painting and a pioneer of Chinese modern art, will turn 90 in April 2022. Photo: Courtesy of Liu Kuo-sung
Liu Kuo-sung, known as the father of modern Chinese ink painting and a pioneer of Chinese modern art, will turn 90 in April 2022. Photo: Courtesy of Liu Kuo-sung
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