Asian American Life: Richard Tsao

December 04, 2015CUNY TV

Richard Tsao is featured in CUNY TV’s Asian American Life. Read More Asian American Life: Richard Tsao

One NY Artist: Painter and Designer Richard Tsao

January 18, 2014WNYC

Richard Tsao is originally from Thailand, and he has developed a unique painting technique. In this interview, he explained that he mixes painting with marble dust on a canvas, and soaks that in a flooded room…. The process takes years. "It's time consuming, and it's… Read More One NY Artist: Painter and Designer Richard Tsao

Richard Tsao at Art Projects International

May 01, 2011Art in America

Before Richard Tsao considers a painting ready to leave his studio, he takes it through a process that is not unlike nature’s millennial buildup of sediment to form solid rock mass. However, Tsao’s color-saturated, highly textured pieces on wood or canvas—accretions… Read More Richard Tsao at Art Projects International

Where I Work: Richard Tsao

November 01, 2009Art Asia Pacific

Tsao’s methods—spontaneous action, momentary deliberation and prolonged incubation—mean that any given work gestates for up to three years before the artist deems it complete... Having finally achieved a certain compositional “tension”—the planes of pink, blue, white,… Read More Where I Work: Richard Tsao

Art in America Review - Richard Tsao

October 01, 2005Art in America

The surface of Tsao’s paintings are rich with water-based pigment, their skins variously eroded and elsewhere built up with marble dust and the matte medium he uses as a binder. As the medium extends the integrity of the pigment, he manipulates it to achieve substrata… Read More Art in America Review - Richard Tsao

Art AsiaPacific Review - Richard Tsao

September 01, 2004Art AsiaPacific

Each canvas presents a surface of densely encrusted color, comprised of dozens of layers of paint that evoke tectonic plates taking shape as they drift across a planet's surface. Flecks of pigment emerge like faint starts that at first glance register on one's retina… Read More Art AsiaPacific Review - Richard Tsao

Art in America Review - Richard Tsao

March 01, 1999Art in America

Paint was poured, channeled, laid wet on wet, dried, scraped, blotted, bruised and flayed. The resulting surfaces are wrinkled, folded and torn; edges are uneven, with the paint extending beyond the support. The emerging configurations were frequently appraised,… Read More Art in America Review - Richard Tsao

Lushly Layered Abstraction - Richard Tsao

August 11, 1995The New York Times

Can the kind of painting Richard Tsao is doing—chromatically opulent, process-intensive abstraction—have anything fresh to yield? The answer is yes on the evidence of this show, the first New York solo by an artist born in Thailand and educated in the United States.… Read More Lushly Layered Abstraction - Richard Tsao