Zhang He


Zhang He, originally from China and now residing in Montreal, is a contemporary abstract painter whose work harmoniously integrates the concepts of Chi and Chinese calligraphy. In his dynamic oil paintings, Zhang's distinctive approach captures a visceral connection to the natural world and delves into profound human emotions. Through a calligraphic style, his bold brushstrokes reveal a captivating physicality, reflecting influences from Abstract Expressionism and the Automatistes Movement. Each composition is defined by lush colors and textured layers, lending a sculptural essence to the artwork. Zhang's exploration within abstract painting endeavors to evoke fundamental existence, entwining nature, life's cycles, and an array of emotions in an intimate artistic encounter.