Hilo Chen

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Hilo Chen


Beach 109
Oil on Canvas
40 1/2 x 56 inches

Signed Verso

Inventory ID: DH092

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Contemporary photo realist painter Hilo Chen (Yee-Lum) was born in 1942 in Taiwan and later became an American citizen.  He is noted for his paintings of nudes and flowers.  Between 1961 and 1966 he studied Architectural Engineering at Chung Yien College in Taiwan.  In 1968 he moved first to Paris, and then to New York City.

His work is held in public collections at: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan; Taiwan Museum of Arts, Taichung, Taiwan; and the Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

Biography from Louis K. Meisel Gallery