WU Jiyuan (NG Kai-yuen, K.Y. NG) (1946 - )
Ng obtained his BA degree at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1968. In 1970, he inherited the family business from his father, which deals in Chinese works of art inclusive of antique ceramics, painting and calligraphy. In 1975, he spent one year serving as the Assistant Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of Art. In 2001, he established the “K Y Fine Art”. Since 1990, Ng has been actively promoting modern and contemporary ink painting and has organized a number of exhibitions, namely “Metamorphosis” (1990), “In the Literati Tradition” (1990), “Chinese Figure Painting” (1991), “The Verdant Cliff” (1992), “The Infinite Palette” (1993), “Contemporary Chinese Paintings” (1996) (jointly organized with Duo Yun Xuan of Shanghai), “The Flowering Field” (1997) and “Spring in Jinling” (2004) (both jointly organized with Kaikodo of New York). Ng is an experienced art connoisseur and also excels in calligraphy.
He learnt calligraphy from artist friends and has studied the styles of various masters of the Tang and Song dynasties. He incorporates the clerical style of the Han dynasty in his running and regular script to form a distinctive personal style.