Gao Xingjian: Ink Paintings 1983-1993
Published version. Haggerty Museum gallery guide entitled: "Gao Xingjian: Ink Paintings 1983-1993" (2003). Permalink: http://www.marquette.edu/haggerty/documents/gao_catalogue.pdf. ©2003 Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University. Used with permission.
"The exhibition Gao Xingjian, Ink Paintings 1983-1993 at the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University represents a collaboration between the Haggerty and the Morat-Institut für Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Freiburg im Breisgau. It is the first museum exhibition of Gao Xingjian’s work in the United States. Born in 1940 in Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China, Gao is a major international painter, author, dramatist, director, and critic living in Paris. His ink paintings have been featured in more than thirty international exhibitions. Recent exhibitions of his work have been mounted at the Morat-Institut für Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Freiburg im Breisgau, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid. In 2000, Gao won the Nobel Prize for Literature."