This time, the exhibition will include installations, manuscripts, origami and dimensional paintings to present at both the gallery and the art center. This is the preliminary presentation of Liao Fei’s works based on his new way of working that started from 2017.
Out of a kind of religious piety, together with his excellent skills, Cai Zhisong hopes that these crane and deer sculptures could ultimately transcend the average artifacts produced by mediocre craftsmanship.
In this exhibition, “boundary” as a proper metaphor, a once-accepted definition, becomes a subject, an expressing tool and reference for the artists. In these artistic practices, once seemingly solemn definitions have been transformed into an experimental state of easiness, flickering between concrete and illusory nature.
In new works, mainly completed in Germany, surreal and dreamlike figures come to the foreground, they are less obscured by his earlier predilection for vast landscape, now more isolated, and often literally de-contextualized.
With the presentation of each artist’s work in this group exhibition, a site of “rehearsal” is built. Looking beyond the cues, narratives and individual position of discourse, each work reveals a reality. One that can be taken away by others, and the reality one perceives is the only one there is.
This exhibition brings Li Fan’s recent works from 2015 to 2017. Inspired from the mass media and selected the interesting images, the artist interprets and recreates figures and objects onto paper.
The exhibition explores the discrepancy of what is seen and unseen to the viewer, looking at how artists move beyond the definable boundary of things. To go somewhere via a detour is not the same as losing attentiveness.
Hao Shiming’s works expertly combine their own particular semantic “threads” by destroying and reconstructing symbols taken from Chinese historic literature, to become the foundation of an artistic method derived from calligraphy.
Artist Jin Yangping has adopted the approaches of close-up and magnifying lens in his recent works. Confronted with magical and witty reality at present, the artist will interpret and perform the human scene plays through curtain painting. The exhibition will open to the public on January 19, 2018.
The works on view, comprised of sketches, drawings, watercolors, ink paintings, pastel and acrylic paintings, wish to offer a rare glimpse into these artists’ inner working through the medium of paper.
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