Walasse Ting

1929-2010

Artist: Walasse Ting
Title: Composition with Three Women and Flowers (Sold)
Medium: Acrylic
Ground: Paper
Size: 177 x 95 cm
Year: 1981
Signature: Not signed
Observation: Seal of the artist
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Artist: Walasse Ting
Title: Untitled
Medium: Acrylic
Ground: Paper
Size: 45 x 53 cm
Signature: high left
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Artist: Walasse Ting
Title: Untitled
Medium: Acrylic
Ground: Paper
Size: 63 x 48 cm
Signature: high left
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Artist: Walasse Ting
Title: Untitled (Sold)
Medium: Acrylic
Ground: Paper
Size: 86 x 101 cm
Year: 1964
Signature: Lower left
Observation: Acrylic on paper
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Artist: Walasse Ting
Title: Untitled (Sold)
Medium: Ink
Ground: Paper
Size: 91 x 91 cm
Year: 1959
Signature: Base
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Artist Biography:

Born in Shanghai, China, Walesse Ting is a self-taught painter, sculptor, graphic artist and poet who left China in 1949 and became a United States citizen in 1974.  He traveled and settled for a period in Paris beginning 1953, and became acquainted with artists Karel Appel, Asger Jorn and Pierre Alechinsky, members of the avant-garde group called COBRA.

From 1963, he has lived in New York City and works in a variety of styles ranging from pure non-objectivity to figurative works showing both people and animals.

Exhibitions of his work have been held in Hong Kong, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Milan, Vienna, Madrid and in the United States in New York, Detroit, and Pittsburgh.