From 1957 he regularly visits New York where he is represented by the Kootz Gallery. He incorporates in his style the gestural spontaneity of the Action Painting experienced by him as a fight against the canvas along with a more frequent use of large sizes standardized to 130 x 195 cm in the United States.
The landscape view with its infinite horizons replaces the vertical format. The moving magma of lava supersedes the volcanic eruption in his sensorial universe.
On September 30 in Hong Kong, Sotheby's sells 09.01.63, oil on canvas 130 x 195 cm, lot 1016 estimated HK $ 50M. In a nocturnal atmosphere the bubbling soil brings a dazzling illumination.
The creativity of the artist continues irrepressibly. 14.11.63, a similar scene of the same dimensions in an incandescent daylight, was sold for HK $ 39M including premium by Christie's on May 28, 2011. On a larger format 255 x 345 cm later reduced to 230 cm high, 29.09.64, a view even closer to the central whirlpool of the artist's mind, was sold for HK $ 153M including premium by Christie's on May 27, 2017.
SOLD for HK$ 76M including premium