World War II led to a reallocation of many countries’ political roles. Some nations got stronger after the war while others lost their past advantages and became less powerful. During the post-war period, many genres of art schools were established, first in Europe followed by America and then Asia, resulting in a collision between China and the West as Western art served to inspire Chinese art. This study examines the works of Wu Guanzhong and Zao Wou-ki and discusses how post-war Western art had influenced Chinese art and what changes had been brought to artistic styles of Chinese art.



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