魏樂唐 (1921-2012)

 
魏乐唐

1921年生於上海,師從名書法家李仲乾。書法精湛,16歲即在上海舉行首次個展。1949年離開中國大陸,在香港住了七年。在香港美術協會從事人體寫生。1956年與家人赴美,並從此定居於此。他的作品在美國各地廣泛展出並獲得收藏,2001年獲得上海美術館舉行大型回顧展的殊榮。關於他所受中國傳統教育和西方繪畫之間的對比,魏樂唐的回答會是 “抽象表現主義是東西的交匯點”。

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2010 Art Vim Gallery, Beijing, China (90-Year Retrospective of Chinese- American Artist John Way)
2006 Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii, United States (Order from Disorder: The Ancient Art of Chinese Calligraphy and Abstract Expressionism by John Way)
  Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong, China
2003 Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong, China
2001 Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (Retrospective – 80 years of painting)
  Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong, China
  New Age Gallery, Taiwan
1994 Gallery On The Rim, San Francisco, California, United States
1991 Dor Yuen National Gallery, Shanghai, China
1984 The Academy Gallery, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California, United States
1981 National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
1977 Sevrugian & Bahls Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany
1976 Rubicon Gallery, Los Altos, California, United States
1970 Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1968 Stratton Center, Massachusetts Intitute of Technology (MIT), Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1967 Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1963 Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1960 Nexus Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1946 Art Gallery of China, Shanghai, China
1937 Sun Gallery, Shangai, China

MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITION

1985 Salon des Nations, Paris
1975/
1976
The American Painters in Paris, Paris, France
1969 Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1968 DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States
1965 Painting without a Brush, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  group show which included Nicolas de Staël, Jackson Pollock, Hans Hartung, John Chamberlain, Paul Jorn, Asger Jorn, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Jean Tinguely, Andy Warhol etc…)

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Stanford University Museum Iris and Gerald Cantor Center for visual Art, Stanford, California, United States
Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, United States
Fine Arts of Museums of San Franscico, California, United States