HO Kan

Born in Nanjing, China in 1932, HO Kan is a pioneer of Chinese geometric abstraction and a founding member of Tong Fan Art Group, the renowned modern art group in Taiwan. He moved to Taiwan in 1949, and started studying modern art with Li Chun-Shan. In 1956, Ho and another seven painters founded the Tong […]


Born in Nanjing, China in 1932, HO Kan is a pioneer of Chinese geometric abstraction and a founding member of Tong Fan Art Group, the renowned modern art group in Taiwan. He moved to Taiwan in 1949, and started studying modern art with Li Chun-Shan. In 1956, Ho and another seven painters founded the Tong Fan Art Group to promote “the Taiwanese modern art movement,” and have been reputed “Eight Great Outlaws” since. In 1964, Ho moved to Milan, Italy, where subsequently lived for half a century before he returned and settled in Taiwan in 2014.

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