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REVIEWS

HONG KONG

Grotto Fine Art

Wilson Shieh

Ladyland

WILSON SHIEH, The Ladybirds, 2007,  ink and gouache and dyed silk, 53 x 110 cm. Courtesy Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong.

In the past decade, Hong Kong artist Wilson Shieh (see AAP 37, 46, 49) has risen to become one of the most respected of his generation, and not without justification. He is among a handful of contemporary painters in the region to have mastered the classical Chinese art of gongbi, fine-brush painting, for which great skill and patience are required to execute…

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