The meeting of the oriental and the occidental in my paintings

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Wang-Yong Yang (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Gregory Ivy

Abstract: The artist's paintings express her concepts, ideals and hopes. Since the creative works of the painter have come out of her entire being, and they involve the extremes of the Orient and the Occident, it is necessary to note here the painter's background, by which her fundamental thoughts are formed. Born on the ever green, lush island of Formosa,1 the painter spent her contented, happy childhood under a Japanese controlled society, little bothered by war-time bombing, but protected by her warm family environment. As an imaginative, curious child, the painter sought delight in literature--both Eastern and Western, and fostered her love of nature by her surrounding Eastern cultures--both Chinese and Japanese.

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Language: English
Date: 1961

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