Lot 84: Paul Wong

2016 CEPA Gallery Biennial Art Auction, Paul Wong

Photo-copy Solvent Transfers on Handmade Paper
10 x 12 inches
Signed Recto

BIO: Paul Wong, artistic director of Dieu Donné Papermill, NYC, is a master papermaker who has collaborated with artists, including Chuck Close, Richard Tuttle, Kiki Smith and Louise Bourgeois, to produce ground-breaking work in the creative papermaking medium for over 30 years. He has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Wong has widely exhibited his work in paper, books, and installations since 1975. His work is in the collections of the New York Public Library, Yale University, Chicago Art Institute and private collections.

STATEMENT: This piece entitled, Cut extends my work with embedded Chinese paper joss in abaca pulp that bears the transferred artifacts of hand printed photo based imagery. Its pattern is motivated by the border between film frames.

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