Wang Dehui


This book collects fifty-three of Wang Dehui’s works, including his Chinese brush paintings, Chinese calligraphy, and oil paintings. This book will help Western readers become more acquainted with the subject of contemporary Chinese art, and therefore provides one more opportunity for artistic exchanges between the East and the West.

Includes 53 colour illustrations.

“His paintings are exhilarating, life-enhancing –a transcendence to a spiritual reality.”
–Virginia J Rock, PH.D, D.LIT

“In both Chinese brush painting and oil painting, Dehui has made new impacts.”
–Professor Wang Liu Qiu, Artist and Art Critic


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Publication Date: 2008

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-894770-44-6
Page size: 8.25″ x 11″
88 pages

Photo of Lien Chao

Wang Dehui was born in Tian Tai, China and studied painting at the Hangzhou National Art Institute and Zhejiang Fine Art Intitute in the 1950’s. He has held exhibits in China, Canada and Europe, and several books of his work have been published.

Lien Chao is the author of Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English (1997), winner of the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Canadian Criticism. Her other publications include Tiger Girl: Hu Nü (2001), a creative memoir about growing up in Mao’s China; Strike the Wok: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Canadian Fiction (2003), edited with Jim Wong-Chu; The Chinese Knot and Other Stories (2008); and three collections of bilingual poetry, Maples and the Stream (1999), More Than Skin Deep (2004), and Salt in My Life (2019). She has also published several bilingual books on Chinese Brush Painting. She is an inter-arts artist.

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