1940s to 1950s Abstract Paintings

Chann's interest in Abstract Expressionism was augmented by

his passion for Chinese calligraphy. His first abstract works

demonstrate his unique style of this genre.

古文字變奏 Ancient Text Variations
古文字變奏 Ancient Text Variations

135.7cm x 101.6cm (53.4in x 40in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

隸之變 Transformation
隸之變 Transformation

76cm x 61cm (30in x 24in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

天上之夜 Celestial Night
天上之夜 Celestial Night

45.5cm x 56cm (18in x 22in) oil on canvas artist's chop lower right

半透明書寫 Translucent Writing
半透明書寫 Translucent Writing

100.4cm x 121.8cm (39.5in x 48in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

碑韻  Inscription
碑韻 Inscription

91cm x 41.5cm (35.8in x 16.33in) oil on canvas, mixed media artist's chop lower left

玄機 Mystery Chance
玄機 Mystery Chance

77cm x 61cm (30in x 24in) oil and collage on canvas signature and chop lower left

絢  Bright
絢 Bright

61cm x 46cm (24in x 18in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

靈之舞  Dance of the Spirit
靈之舞 Dance of the Spirit

35.5cm x 45.5cm (14in x 18in) oil on canvas signature lower left

甲骨文變奏  Oracle Variations
甲骨文變奏 Oracle Variations

114.5cm x 32.2cm (45in x 13in) oil and sumi ink on paper signature and artist's chop lower left

鬱然  Melancholy
鬱然 Melancholy

61cm x 30.5cm (24in x 12in) oil on canvas artist's chop lower left

綠的軌跡 Trajectory of Green
綠的軌跡 Trajectory of Green

56cm x 41cm (22in x 16in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

尺牘墨跡 Ink Marks
尺牘墨跡 Ink Marks

61cm x 50.8cm (24in x 20in) oil and ink on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

虛實之間  Virtual Reality
虛實之間 Virtual Reality

51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in) oil on canvas, collage

石窟碑變I Cave Monument Change I
石窟碑變I Cave Monument Change I

50.5cm x 40.5cm (19.8in x 16in) oil on canvas

聯之幻 The Illusion of the Union
聯之幻 The Illusion of the Union

49.5cm x 35cm (19.5in x 13.8in) oil on canvas signature lower left

古文之韻 The Rhythm of Ancient Text
古文之韻 The Rhythm of Ancient Text

122cm x 92cm (48in x 36in) oil on canvas, collage

乍現  At First Glance
乍現 At First Glance

71cm x 56.5cm (28in x 22.25in) oil on canvas, collage signature & artist's chop lower left

泓  Deep Water
泓 Deep Water

146cm x 109cm (57.5in x 43in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

混沌  Primal Chaos
混沌 Primal Chaos

100cm x 60cm (39.3in x 23.6in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

筆陣IV Pen Battle Formation 4
筆陣IV Pen Battle Formation 4

61cm x 46cm (24in x 18in) oil and collage on canvas

碑書變奏曲 Inscription Variations
碑書變奏曲 Inscription Variations

102.5cm x 90.6cm (40in x 35.5in) oil on canvas signature lower left

碑之變奏III Change of Monument 3
碑之變奏III Change of Monument 3

102cm x 77cm (40in x 30in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

紅顏  Beauty
紅顏 Beauty

102cm x 51cm (40in x 20in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

颯然狂草  Wild Grass
颯然狂草 Wild Grass

126cm x 106cm (49.6in x 41.75in) oil on canvas artist's chop lower left

朱砂冥想 Zhu Sand Meditation
朱砂冥想 Zhu Sand Meditation

91.5cm x 76cm (36in x 30in) oil on canvas, collage

紅色紋理抽象 Red Textured Abstract
紅色紋理抽象 Red Textured Abstract

45.7cm x 35.5cm (18in x 14in) oil on canvas signature lower right

光的低語  Whisper of Light
光的低語 Whisper of Light

75.5cm x 60.8cm (29.75in x 23.92in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

觀心  Watching the Heart
觀心 Watching the Heart

123cm x 51cm (48.50in x 20in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

金石變奏  Goldstone Variations
金石變奏 Goldstone Variations

61.5cm x 45.6cm (24.2in x 18in) oil on canvas, mixed media artist's chop and signature lower left

銘文的變體  Variation of Inscription
銘文的變體 Variation of Inscription

121cm x 55cm (47.6in x 21.6in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

古代文字 Ancient Script
古代文字 Ancient Script

41cm x 31cm (16in x 12in) oil and collage on canvas artist's chop lower left

印陶意象 Imagery
印陶意象 Imagery

71cm x 45.5cm (28in x 18in) oil on canvas, mixed media signature & artist chop lower right

碑之變奏I Monument Variations I
碑之變奏I Monument Variations I

173cm x 178cm (68in x 26.5in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

烏姆伯石片 Umber Stone Tablet
烏姆伯石片 Umber Stone Tablet

91.5cm x 76cm (36in x 30in) oil and collage on canvas

藏  Hidden
藏 Hidden

61cm x 45.5cm (24in x 18in) oil on canvas, collage artist's chop lower left

行草變奏 Script Variation
行草變奏 Script Variation

106cm x 61cm (41.5in x 24in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

黑色想像  Black Imagination
黑色想像 Black Imagination

92cm x 76cm (36in x 30in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left [small]

綠色天空 Green Sky
綠色天空 Green Sky

76.2in x 50.2cm (30in x 19.75in) oil on canvas, collage

骨骼收集变异 Bone Collection Variation
骨骼收集变异 Bone Collection Variation

71cm x 56cm (28in x 22in) oil on paper, mounted on board signature lower right

漂浮在石頭上 Floating in Stone
漂浮在石頭上 Floating in Stone

76cm x 40.5cm (30in x 16in) oil on canvas artist's chop lower left

漂浮在水面上 Floating on Water
漂浮在水面上 Floating on Water

35.5cm x 45.5cm (14in x 18in) oil on canvas

心形圖章 Heart Stamp
心形圖章 Heart Stamp

127cm x 53cm (50in x 20.75in) oil on canvas

無盡的寶藏 1 Endless Treasure 1
無盡的寶藏 1 Endless Treasure 1

76cm x 61cm (30in x 24in) oil and collage on canvas signature lower left

沙石 石頭  Sand Stone
沙石 石頭 Sand Stone

71cm x 61cm (28in x 24in) oil on canvas, mixed media

青色虛幻圖像 Cyan Unreal Image
青色虛幻圖像 Cyan Unreal Image

102cm x 71cm (40in x 28in) oil and collage on canvas signature lower left

紋理書法 Textured Calligraphy
紋理書法 Textured Calligraphy

51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in) oil on canvas artist's chop lower left

張力  Intensity
張力 Intensity

86cm x 63cm (34in x 25in) oil on canvas signature lower left

筆陣I  Brush Stroke
筆陣I Brush Stroke

60cm x 47cm (23.62in x 18.5in) sumi ink and color on paper artist's chop lower left

變相銘文 Disguised Inscriptions
變相銘文 Disguised Inscriptions

52cm x 41cm (20.5in x 16in) oil on canvas, collage signature lower left

良性色调 Virtuous Tonality
良性色调 Virtuous Tonality

51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in) oil on canvas signature lower right