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Ho Kan

 
 

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Ho Kan  
霍刚  pinyin  Huo Gang  
 

1932

Ho Kan   霍刚  was born on June 20th in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in China.

   

1938

His family moved to Chungching. He spent his free time drawing..

   

1942

When his father died, he moved to live with his grand-father, Ho Rei, ( Tueianchushi )

  a great calligrapher, who developed his taste for the Arts.
   

1950

He joined the Taipei Normal School ( Arts Department )
   

1951

In the Li Zhong-Shan'studio, he studied Western modern Art.

   

1953

He taught Art in Chingmei Elementary School where Hsiao Chin was appointed  

  the next year.
   

1955

He founded the first movement in Chinese art, rather abstract art :

 

Ton -Fan group, in pinyin dongfang huahui 东方画会 Orient Movement.

 

With Chen Tao Ming , Hsia Yan, Hsiao Ming-Hsien, Hsiao Chin, Li Yuan-Chia,

 

Ouyang Wen-Yuan, Wu Hao, they are the eight outlaws, as they came to be known

 

because of their rebellion against the artistic trends of the time..

   

1957

First exhibition of Ton-Fan group in Taipei followed by many others

  in Taipei but also in Italiy, Spain, Germany, U.S.A.
 

Ho Kan attended there regularly.

   

1964

He moved to Europe : Paris and Milan where he settled definitively..

   
 

numerous exhibtions in Europe and in Asia

   
 

Danièle Sicard

   


 

 

 

exhibitions  sélection

 

 

1957

1rst Ton Fan exhibition Taipei  Taiwan

1960

05.01 30.01 The Ton Fan Group  Mi Chou Gallery New York  United States

1966

05.04 14.053 + 1 = Pia Pizzo - Hokan Signal Gallery London  United Kingdom

1981

25th anniversary - Ton Fan et Fifth Moon Taipei  Taiwan

1990

Ho Kan Solo exhibition Cheng Pin Gallery Taipei  Taiwan

1994

Ho Kan  Solo exhibition Fine Arts Museum Taipei  Taiwan

1997

The Memo of Ton Fan Dimensions Art Center Taipei  Taiwan

1999

Li Zhung-Shan and his pupils Dimensions Art Center Taipei  Taiwan

2000

Omegna Galleria Spriano Italy

2000

Milano Spazio Santa Barbara United States

2001

Oriental Constructivism Dimensions Art Center Taipei  Taiwan

2001

190 artisti per il Classico dei tre caratteri Edizioni Pulcino Elefante Milan Italy

2004

Ho Kan's Poetics of Space Solo exhibition Dimensions Art Center Taipei  Taiwan

2005

Works of Ho kan Spearheading Chinese Solo exhibition  Dimensions Art Center

 

Beijing  China

2011

07.10 31.10 Ho Kan Solo exhibition Gallery Mine d'Arts GenevaSwitzerland

2012

Exploring the Westland - The Eight Heighwaymen of the East Da Xiang Art Space Taichung Taiwan

2014

Ho Kan exposition individuelle Moon 12 Art, Taipei  Taïwan

2015

Ho Kan Solo exhibition Moon Gallery Taichung  Taïwan

2016

Contemplating the Original Point - The Oriental Abstract Language of HO Kan Chini Gallery

 

Taipei  Taiwan

2017

Art & Poetry - The Worship of nature -Ho Kan - Hsiao Chin Liu Yiuan -Claudio Zago Milan  Italy

2017

Ho Kan Solo exhibition Art Central Hong Kong  China

2018

Beyond Colors and Shapes a retrospective of HO Kan Villa Reale de Monza  Italy

2019

27.04 27.05 Rythm  Solo exhibition Duo Gallery  Shanghai  China

 


 
 

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    3 + 1 = Pia Pizzo - Hokan - Hsiao Chin - Li Yuan-Chia
1966

3 + 1 = Pia Pizzo - Hokan - Hsiao Chin - Li Yuan-Chia

 

catalogue for the exhibition April 5- May14

 
 

Signals gallery  London

 
  text   David Medalla
 
 

4 reproductions in black + 2 photos

 
  in english  
  25,5 x 14,8 cm  
 

4 pages  unpaginated

 
     
     
       
       
       
       

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HO-KAN

Galleria Giorgi

 

text : Georges Peillex

1970
 

in french, in italian

 
 

24 cm x 17cm

 
 

8 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       

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  Ho Kan

All' Insegnaro

 

Vnni Scheiwiller

del Pesce d'Oro

  2000 copiess 1973
  photographies in black and white  
 

16 cm x 12 cm

 
 

69 p

 
       
       
       
       
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Lattuada Studio

 

catalogue pour l'exposition 31.05 15.06 1992

1992
 

Lattuada Studio  Milan

 
 

texts : Maria Campitelli, Elena Pontiggia, Alberto Veca

 
 

in italian, in english

 
 

30 cm x 24 cm

 
 

36 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
   

 

 

Ho Kan 霍刚 - Ho Kan's Poetics of Space

 

Ho Kan's Poetics of Space

2004

 

catalogue for the exhibition Dimensions Art Center  Taipei

 

 

 

 
     
     
       
       
   

 

 

Ho Kan 霍刚 - Works of Ho kan  

Works of Ho kan

2005

 

Spearheading Chinese

 

 

catalogue for the exhibition  Dimensions Art Center  Beijing

 
     
 

 

 
       
       
       


 
 

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