"Horse" by Walasse Ting
- Signed, numbered, and dated (-80)
- Dimensions: 59.5x44.5 cm
About the Artist, Walasse Ting:
- Born on October 13, 1929, in Shanghai, China
- A Chinese-American visual artist and poet
- Renowned for his vibrant paintings that have garnered critical acclaim and a significant following
- His artwork often features themes of animals, including cats, birds, horses, and nude women
- Initiated his artistic career in Paris in the 1950s and was associated with the avant-garde CoBrA group
- Moved to New York in the 1960s, becoming a part of the Pop Art movement
- Best known for his series of paintings featuring female figures, referred to as "Cat Women"
- Collaborated with celebrated poets such as Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder
- An author of several books, including "All in my Head" and "One Cent Life"
- Awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for drawing in 1970
- His works are housed in permanent collections at numerous international museums, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Tate Modern in London
- Passed away on May 17, 2010, in New York, USA, at the age of 80
About the Artwork:
- In "Horse," Walasse Ting creates a dreamlike scene featuring a pink horse as the central motif.
- Three women, holding flowers in their hands, surround the horse, creating a contrast between playfulness and majesty.
- The pink horse stands prominently, symbolizing power and beauty.
- The artwork is a celebration of nature and its enchanting beauty.
- The blue background adds a sense of mystery and dreaminess to the scene.
"Horse" is an expression of Walasse Ting's unique ability to blend different elements and create artworks that deeply resonate with viewers. The pink horse and the three women, along with the flowers, form a poetic and enchanting scene that evokes emotions and contemplation. This signed and numbered lithograph is an excellent example of Ting's artistic brilliance and his capacity to create works that captivate and inspire.