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Zhang Dawo: From Calligraphy to Abstract Expressionism – A posthumous Solo Exhibition

The international art community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of the acclaimed artist Zhang Dawo. It is with a heavy heart that we share this news, as the art world has lost a true luminary. Zhang Dawo’s extraordinary talent and unique artistic vision have left an indelible mark on the realm of contemporary art.

Despite the profound sense of loss, we find solace in presenting Zhang Dawo’s latest solo exhibition, “From Calligraphy to Abstract Expressionism,” which will be held at the prestigious Pashmin Art Gallery. This exhibition serves as a poignant tribute to Zhang Dawo’s life and his remarkable artistic journey.

Running from May 13th to May 27th, 2023, the exhibition showcases a captivating collection of Zhang Dawo’s most recent works. Through a fusion of traditional Chinese calligraphy and contemporary abstract art, Zhang Dawo created a visual language that resonated with audiences worldwide. His artworks were a testament to the metamorphosis of calligraphy into a modern art form, embracing the essence of nature and redefining the boundaries of artistic expression.

The art community in Bad Tölz is honored to have Cynthia Stimming, the correspondent of Zhang Dawo, present at the exhibition to represent the artist. Cynthia Stimming will graciously stand in to ensure that Zhang Dawo’s artistic vision and legacy are appropriately honored. She will warmly welcome guests, share insights into Dawo’s latest works, and create an unforgettable evening of art and remembrance in Bad Tölz.

The exhibition will be presented by Christine Adler, an actress and lecturer known for her deep appreciation of art and culture. Dr. Davood Khazaie, a literary art critic and the international curator of Pashmin Art, will deliver the opening lecture, providing valuable insights into Zhang Dawo’s artistic journey and legacy.

Zhang Dawo’s profound impact on the art world extends far beyond the exhibition walls. His works have been featured in numerous book publications, international art magazines, and specialist literature, firmly establishing his place in the annals of art history. Notably, Zhang Dawo’s artworks have found a permanent home at the prestigious British Museum in London, a testament to his enduring influence and significance.

This exhibition promises to be a transformative and immersive experience, showcasing the enduring power of art to connect people across cultures and generations. We invite you to join us in honoring the late Zhang Dawo, paying tribute to his remarkable contributions, and exploring the captivating world of traditional Chinese calligraphy and contemporary abstract art.

As we come together to present Zhang Dawo’s artistic legacy, we acknowledge the profound sadness that accompanies his passing. Zhang Dawo’s spirit will be felt throughout the exhibition, reminding us of the beauty and power of artistic expression. Let us reflect on his remarkable talent, his unwavering dedication to his craft, and the inspiration he has provided to countless artists and art enthusiasts worldwide.

We extend our deepest condolences to Zhang Dawo’s family, friends, and all those who have been touched by his artistry. May his soul rest in eternal peace, and may his artistic legacy continue to inspire generations to come.

Solo Exhibition at Pashmin Art Gallery Bad Tölz (Säggasse 7, 83646 Bad Tölz)

Exhibition period: 13.05. – 27.05.2023

Vernissage: 13.05.23 – 7 PM

Moderator: Christine Adler (Actress and Lecturer)

Opening Speech: Dr. Davood Khazaie (International Curator)

Welcome address: Cynthia Stimming

For further information and inquiries, contact Pashmin Art Gallery in Bad Tölz.

Website: Pashmin Art Gallery

Website: Zhang Dawo

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