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Using clean lines and vibrant colours, Sun Chan transposes Chinese characters into new graphic emblems.

Deconstructing Chinese characters

Jul 21, 2017 5:50 AM

THE late Hong Kong artist Sun Chan had been a great admirer of Chinese characters since childhood. As an adult, he began to deconstruct the written signs, turning them into patterns of colour and form in which the embedded single or multiple Chinese characters often signify a virtue or tenet for

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