Tsong Pu(1947-)
Crazy Moon
NT$ 1,000,000
2019 Autumn
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Tsong Pu(1947-)

Crazy Moon



Acrylic on canvas

莊普 (signed on the reverse)
Tsong Pu: Main Trend Gallery, 2020, p52
Reference Price
NT$ 1,000,000
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About Work

Tsong Pu’s oeuvre takes a riotous profusion of forms ranging from painting and sculpture to photography and installation, foremost his 1 cm² seals.

The artist replaced brushes with these seals and dipped the latter in ink paste, leaving imprints on the canvas check by check. Repetitively printing checked patterns on the canvas, the artist adjusted them to uniformity, a new incarnation of mechanical regularity, without compromising their subtle differences. “Variatus, ergo sum,” Tsong Pu argued. These contingent changes thus registered his inner world.

The “Nature of Nature” is an art series maintaining a unique atmosphere. It appears in tranquility if you look from a distance, yet you’ll find each check vibrating with dramatic tension when you take a close look. Drawing an allegorical reading from this series, a mountain seen is a mountain being for urban travelers, and only nature observers see the dynamic ecology unfolding before their eyes.

As a piece of “The Nature in Nature,” an engrossing art series by Tsong Pu, [Crazy Moon] features a warm tone of light orange reminiscent of that of the “moon” under the general impression. The seemingly static composition has been animated by the artist’s ingenious color scheme design with a touch of pink sprinkled on it, which also seems to echo the adjective “crazy” in the title of this work.

About Artist

Tsong Pu
Tsong Pu
Returned to Taiwan
B.A., La Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de San Fernando de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Born in Shanghai, China
Illusions of the Universe, ESLITE Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Against the Quotidian Tug, ESLITE Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Tsong Pu Large Scale Paintings 2008-2015, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
A White Stream of Consciousness, Moon Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
Multicolored Bamboo: Tsong Pu's Twelve Monologue, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China
Beckoning to a Myth, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Settlement of Time, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
The Broken Light – Reading Each Other, Moon Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
The Tower of the Shining Stars, Apartment of Art, Munich, Germany
Ma Yuan at a Corner, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Drifting Towards An End, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
One of 7,034,071,329, Inart Space, Tainan, Taiwan
Gleamingly Gleaming, Yeh Rong Jai Culture & Art Foundation, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Art from the Underground, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Estranged Rhythm, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Coordinates of The Distance, National Chung Hsing University Arts Center, Taichung, Taiwan
I Hate Takashi Murakami, IT Park, Taipei, Taiwan
A Flood of Tender Water I Take One Only, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
The Spectacular Snore, IT Park, Taipei, Taiwan
I See I Seek, Warehouse 20, Taichung, Taiwan
Spinning Round and Round, None Theme Park, Tainan, Taiwan
I am Sorry, IT Park, Taipei, Taiwan
On Line, ESLITE Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Tsong Pu 1998, Yuan Ze University Arts Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan
You are the Beautiful Flower, IT Park, Taipei, Taiwan
Tsong Pu 1997, Galerie Pierre, Taichung, Taiwan
Name and Warehouse Nomad Museum, Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
Love Never Dies, IT Park, Taipei, Taiwan
The Frontier, UP Art Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
A Tree A Stone and A Piece of Cloud, Doors Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
The Space between Body and Soul, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
A Tree A Stone and A Piece of Cloud, Sala Alta Gallery, Cuenca, Spain
Temptation after Meeting by Chance, Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Temptation after Meeting by Chance, Ming-Men Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
A Meeting of Mind and Material, Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
A Meeting of Mind and Material, San-Chai Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

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