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
135.7cm x 101.6cm (53.4in x 40in)
oil on canvas, collage
artist's chop lower left
隸之變 Transformation
76cm x 61cm (30in x 24in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
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
100.4cm x 121.8cm (39.5in x 48in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
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
77cm x 61cm (30in x 24in)
oil and collage on canvas
signature and chop lower left
絢  Bright
61cm x 46cm (24in x 18in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
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
114.5cm x 32.2cm (45in x 13in)
oil and sumi ink on paper
signature and artist's chop lower left
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
56cm x 41cm (22in x 16in)
oil on canvas, collage
artist's chop lower left
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
51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in)
oil on canvas, collage
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
49.5cm x 35cm (19.5in x 13.8in)
oil on canvas
signature lower left
古文之韻 The Rhythm of Ancient Text
122cm x 92cm (48in x 36in)
oil on canvas, collage
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
146cm x 109cm (57.5in x 43in)
oil on canvas, collage
artist's chop lower left
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
61cm x 46cm (24in x 18in)
oil and collage on canvas
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
102cm x 77cm (40in x 30in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
紅顏  Beauty
102cm x 51cm (40in x 20in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
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
91.5cm x 76cm (36in x 30in)
oil on canvas, collage
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
75.5cm x 60.8cm (29.75in x 23.92in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
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
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
121cm x 55cm (47.6in x 21.6in)
oil on canvas, collage
artist's chop lower left
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
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
173cm x 178cm (68in x 26.5in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
烏姆伯石片 Umber Stone Tablet
91.5cm x 76cm (36in x 30in)
oil and collage on canvas
藏  Hidden
61cm x 45.5cm (24in x 18in)
oil on canvas, collage
artist's chop lower left
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
92cm x 76cm (36in x 30in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left [small]
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
71cm x 56cm (28in x 22in)
oil on paper, mounted on board
signature lower right
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
35.5cm x 45.5cm (14in x 18in)
oil on canvas
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
76cm x 61cm (30in x 24in)
oil and collage on canvas
signature lower left
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
102cm x 71cm (40in x 28in)
oil and collage on canvas
signature lower left
紋理書法 Textured Calligraphy
51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in)
oil on canvas
artist's chop lower left
張力  Intensity
86cm x 63cm (34in x 25in)
oil on canvas
signature lower left
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
52cm x 41cm (20.5in x 16in)
oil on canvas, collage
signature lower left
良性色调 Virtuous Tonality
51cm x 41cm (20in x 16in)
oil on canvas
signature lower right
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骨骼收集变异 Bone Collection Variation

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