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Lee Potter, co-director at David Findlay Jr Gallery in New York, stands in front of one of Chinese abstract-expressionist painters Wang Ming’s paintings. An exhibit of Wang’s work will be on display at the gallery until May 25. Caroline Berg / China Daily
Wang Ming’s journey has been long, but his passion for painting remains unflappable, even in his 90s.
“He is a force of nature,” said Lee Potter, co-director at David Findlay Jr Gallery in New York. “His studio is like a maze that you have to get around because his work is stacked up all over the place.”
The self-taught artist was born in Tianjin, China, in the 1920s, and immigrated to the US in 1951. Wang has since spent six decades pursuing a synthesis of East and West, or