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 has observed Chinese life through her work in the community as well as her interactions with Chinese immigrants in ESL classrooms. She came to Canada in 1984. Her first book, Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English, was published in 1997 and won the Gabrielle Roy Award for Canadian Criticism. Her works include Maples and the Stream and More Than Skin Deep (poetry), Tiger Girl (Hu Nu) (memoir), and Strike the Wok: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Canadian Fiction (anthology).

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