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DANHOO is a contemporary artist of Chinese origin, born in Vietnam. He has been living in Paris since 1983.
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Danhôo will participate to Asia Now 2021, presented by A2Z Art Gallery
Danhôo was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in 1966, in a Chinese family. When he arrived in France in 1983, he worked for Maison Marin, a specialist in materials for artists. From there he met artists such as Ernest Pignon Ernest, Zao Wou-Ki and Olivier Debré before devoting himself fully to painting. He was then the assistant of Erro, Robert Combas, or Lee Ufan. He currently lives and works in France.
"Danhôo uses the symbols of Asian calligraphy as a basis by placing ideograms on the white canvas. The canvases are then laid out on the ground to be worked by flat areas of paint by flowing, offering the painting a texture, a work of relief and a new material".
Danhôo combines contemporary painting and traditional Chinese writing. He has his own style, far removed from academic mastery. He deconstructs calligraphic characters to offer an abstraction. Danhôo generally uses Jackson Pollock's Dripping and All-Over techniques for his work.
Danhôo's Chinese characters symbolise Love, Dream, Money, Sharing, Happiness, Friendship and Family.
A monograph of Danhôo should be published in June 2021 (contributors: David Rosenberg, Tatiana Phuong, Evia Production)
Danhôo has already had several solo exhibitions, the most recent being: 2021 "Behind the Fog", A2Z Art Gallery, Mairie de Vitry sur Seine, Lunar Year Celebration; 2020 "Being of Light", A2Z Art Gallery Paris; 2019 "Between Two Cultures", A2Z Art Gallery, Paris, France; Abstraction Calligraphique, A2Z Art Gallery, Hong Kong, "Vibrations", Yors Ben Ammar Gallery, Club House Gammarth, Tunisia; 2018 "Psynaps", A2Z Art Gallery, Hong Kong, Domaine Départemental de Chamarande, Chamarande, France; 2017-2018 Forum de la Fnac, Andorra, France, Galerie Itinerrance, Paris, France.
Danhôo was present at Art Paris Art Fair 2021 presented by A2Z Art Gallery, Asia Now Paris 2019. In 2017 he participated in 13 Art Fair - Urban Contemporary, represented by Yosr Ben Ammar Gallery, Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris, France.