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A Symphony of Colour
Walasse Ting

Modern and Contemporary Art



1928Born in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China
1940sStudied at the Shanghai Art Academy, China
1946Moved to Hong Kong
1952Arrived in Paris, France
1958Moved to New York, US
1974Became an American citizen
1977Awarded a fellowship for drawing from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation
2010Passed away on May 17 in New York, US


Ting has had more than 60 solos exhibitions in major art galleries and museums around the world, including: New York, Paris, Zurich, Brussels, Amsterdam, Munich, Copenhagen, Vienna, Milan, Taipei, Tokyo, Singapore, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

1952Hotel Cecil, Hong Kong
1954Galerie Paul Fachetti, Paris
1956Galerie Taptoe, Brussels
1957Galerie Chalette, New York
1959Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
1960Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Galerie Espace, Amsterdam
Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
1961Galerie Van de Loo, Munich
Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris
Galerie Smith, Brussels
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
1962Galerie St. Stephan, Vienna
1963Lefebre Gallery, New York
Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
1964Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
1965Lefebre Gallery, New York
1966Galerie Lefebre, New York
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
1967Lefebre Gallery, New York
J.L. Hudsom Gallery, Detroit
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
1968Lefebre Gallery, New York
Galerie de France, Paris
1969Lefebre Gallery, New York
1970Lefebre Gallery, New York
Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
Esther Bear Gallery, Santa Barbara
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
1971Lefebre Gallery, New York
1972Lefebre Gallery, New York
Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
1973Galerie Birch,Cpenhagen
Lefebre Gallery, New York
1974Galerie Minami, Tokyo
Galerie Adrian Maeght, Paris
1975Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
National Museum, Taipei
Galerie Nord Randers, Denmark
Kornfeld and Klipstein, Bern
1977Galerie Adrian Maeght, Paris
Galerie Grafica Club, Milan
1978Lens Fine Art, Antwerp
Galerie Aele, Madrid
1979Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague
Lefebre Gallery, New York
1980Lefebre Gallery, New York
1982National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik
Lefebre Gallery, New York
1983Galerie Dessers Hasselt, Belgium
Galerie Nouvelles Images, the Hague
Gallery Koppelmann, Leverkusen
Lens Fine Art, Antwerp
Galerie Grafica Club, Milan
Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
1984Galerie Huset, Copenhagen
Lefebre Gallery, New York
Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Avant-Grande Art Center, Taichung
Lung Chiang Art Gallery, Kao Hsuing
Galerie BBL, Antwerp
Galeria 2RC, Rome
Galeria 2RC, Milan
1985Art Unlimited, Amsterdam
Galerie La Hune, Paris
Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei
Galerie Asbaek, Copenhagen
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
1986Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague
P Gallery, Hamburg
Galeria del Manifesto, Verona
Galerie Dessers Hasselt, Belgium
Kunstforum Ghent, Belgium
Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
1987Galerie Asbaek, Copenhagen
Gallery Esperanza, Montreal
Elfin Art Gallery, Quebec
Ars Mundi. Hanover
Galerie l’Orangerie, Geneva
Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei
1988Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Galerie Alcolea, Baecelona
Galerie Alcolea, Madrid
Galerie Guy Pieters Knokke, Belgium
Galerie Asbaek, Horsens, Denmark
Galeria Torres Clary Reus, Spain
Lineart Ghent, Belgium
1989American Club, Hong Kong
Lens Fine Art, Antwerp
American Prints Valencia, Spain
Galerie Lucy Weill-Seligmann, Paris
Galerie Ostermalm, Stockholm
Galerie Scandinavia, Goteburg
1990Galerie Alcolea, Barcelona
Galerie Alcolea, Madrid
Galerie Moustache, Osaka
Galerie l’Orangerie, St. Paul-de-Vence
Lineart, Ghent Belgium
Galleria 2RC, Milan
Galeria de Arte, Almansil. Portugal
Louis Stern Galleries, Beverly Hills
1991Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Sala Nonell, Barcelona
Galerie Acolea, Madrid
Galleria del Monte Ischia, Italy
Arthouse Gallery, Copenhagen
1992Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Sala Nonell, Barcelona
Galerie Acolea, Madrid
Lineart Ghent, Belgium
1993Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Apollo Gallery, Taipei
Avant-Grande Art Center, Taipei
Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
P Gallery, Hamburg
Galerie Luc Pieters Galerie, Knokke
Galerie l’Orangerie, St. Paul-de-Vence
1994Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei
Kunstforum, Belgium
P Gallery, Hamburg
Tresors, Singapore
1995Gallerie Guy Pieters, Belgium
Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
1996Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore
Galerie Delaive, Amaterdam
Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
1997Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
1998Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
1999The Catto Gallery, London
2000Scheringa Museum, Spanbroek, Netherlands
2001Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
2002Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
2008“Walasse Ting 10th Exhibition”, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
2009The Catto Gallery, London
2010Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
“Walasse Ting (1928-2010) I Love Flowers All My Life” Hong Kong
Arts Center, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Longmen Art Projects, Shanghai
Hwa’s Gallery, Shanghai
SOKA Art Center, Taipei
2015Forget Lovesick Admire Wind & Moon – Walasse Ting, Mountains Water Flowers & Birds, Longmen Art Projects, Shanghai, China Art Taipei 2015, Taipei, Taiwan
2016Walasse Ting: The Flower Thief, Musee Cernuschi, Paris, France


2007Exploration: New Ink Art Shanghai 2007 , 3rd Shanghai Ink Biennale, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2009Hong Kong International Art & Antiques Fair, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, Hong Kong
2010Alisan Fine Arts, ART HK 10, Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, Hong Kong
2012ART HK 12, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2013,14,15Art Basel in Hong Kong, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2015Syncretic Visions: The First Generation of Chinese Diaspora Artists in America, FINE ART ASIA, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong


Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit
Chrysler Museum, Provincetown
Musée Cernuschi , Paris
Silkeborg Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Randers Museum, Denmark
Rockeferller University, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Baltimore Museum, Baltimore
Israel National Museum, Jerusalem
Philadephia Museum, Philadephia
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh
U.S. Steel, Pittsburgh
Gulf Oil Corp, Pittsburgh
Museum of Fine Art, Boston
Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara
Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, Virginia
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hannover, New Hampshire
M C A, Los Angeles
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei
Tate Gallery, London
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
SAMA, Pennsylvania


1961My Shit and My love
1964One Cent Life
1967Chinese Moonlight
1969Hot and Sour Soup
1971Green Banana
All in My Head
Good Morning
1977Red Mouth
1984Rice Paper Paintings
1988Jolies Dames
1993Blue Sky
1995Acrylic on Canvas
1997A Very Hot Day
2011Walasse Ting 1980s &1990s

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