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ZHIWEI TU (Chinese, b. 1951)
Seeing More, 2012
Oil on canvas
24 x 20 inches (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
Signed and dated upper right: Tu Zhiwei / Opam / 2012
Titled and signed verso: "Seeing More / by Zhiwei Opam"

Growing up in rural China, Zhiwei Tu's passion for art began when a skilled artist was hired to come to his village to paint a portrait of Mao Zedong. Tu saw this as a challenge and began to excel at his craft. Over the past 40 years he has received many awards and is one of the only living artists to have a museum named after him. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.


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Very good condition. Not framed.

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Auction Dates
September, 2012
12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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