Art from the Earthquake Zone

Chengdu artist now on exhibit at Denver Art Museum

Blue Fish
by Xiaohang Wu
China, 1999
Oil on canvas
Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan,
Fractional and promised gift to the
Denver Art Museum

The recent rotation in the Asian art galleries on the 5th floor of the Denver Art Museum has brought to the public eye a host of wonderful objects – many being exhibited for the first time. These include a large oil painting by Chinese artist Wu Xiaohang dated 1999. Her “Blue Fish” swims into view as soon as one enters the China gallery, a striking canvas elegantly hung over the massive Ming dynasty altar table at the far end of this serene space.

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