Abstract acrylic and ink painting on rice paper laid on board by Andrew Lui. Titled: “Terrain. Africa lll”; Hand painting is executed in a palette primarily of greens and yellows with touches of pink, purple, lavender, brown, orange, gray and black. Signed and dated 2006. Approx. canvas size 70" x 38" x 2" profile Andrew Lui is known for his use of gestural lines in vivid colors that bring to life themes of voyage and historical drama. Andrew’s artwork is avant-garde and as vibrant as the artist himself. He creates a three-dimensional blend of organic lines, shapes and space. Born in Canton, China, in 1951, Andrew Lui studied visual arts at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, then at the Acadamia Belle Arti and the British Institute in Florence, Italy. He completed his training with one year at the University of London, U.K. Since 1974, he has had regular exhibitions, mainly in Canada and the United States, but also in Europe and Asia. Known mainly for his oils and watercolors, Liu is represented in the collections of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the Pallazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy.