50 Years New in Asia

Sous un grand arbre d'été - 05.07.54 

Hong Kong | 5 October

An exceptional work from Zao Wou-Ki's Oracle Bone period, Sous un grand arbre d'été - 05.07.54 is an pivotal testament to Zao's transformation from a figurative painter to an abstract artist. It seamlessly fuses the expressive power of Western oil medium with oracle-bones and bronzeware scripts - the ancient forms of Chinese writing. This iconic work by Zao Wou-Ki will be featured in Sotheby’s Modern Evening Auction on 5 October 2023 in the Hong Kong Autumn Sales, presented in partnership with Qatar Executive.

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