Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower 201201, oil on canvas, 130 x 130 cm, 2012

Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower 201201, oil on canvas, 130 x 130 cm, 2012

Mao Lizi is a famous Chinese contemporary artist, a leader of China “Star Painting Group” in the 1970s and the 1980s who changed the appearance of Chinese contemporary art, led Chinese painting to the road of freestyle painting. This Mao Lizi’s solo exhibition features a total of more than 30 works, including the perfect combination of realism and freehand “Painting Knives”, “The Residual Lotus” series, a pure abstract style of “Abstract” and “Flower Not Flower” series, to show excellent realistic techniques and an unique creative style of Mao Lizi thus offeringa strong visual impact to the guests.

Mao Lizi, Abstract, oil on canvas, 130 x 195 cm x 2, 2012

Mao Lizi, Abstract, oil on canvas, 130 x 195 cm x 2, 2012

Mao Lizi, Abstract 20090928, oil on canvas, 186 x 114 cm, 2009

Mao Lizi, Abstract 20090928, oil on canvas, 186 x 114 cm, 2009

The organizer says, the holding of Mao Lizi’s solo exhibition, in addition to presenting Mao Lizi’s works to the audience, it is more important to transmit the artistic ideal of the“Star Painting Group” that emerged in China in the 1970s and the 1980s, where Mao Lizi was one of the representatives, so that people are able to improve their understanding and appreciation of the works by Chinese contemporary artists, meanwhile promoting the value of Chinese art to the world.

The exhibition is about to open in Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art at 16:00 on May 17, 2014, and will continue until May 28.

Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower, 2011

Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower, 2011

Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower, 2012

Mao Lizi, Flower Not Flower, 2012

About the exhibition

Curator: Huang Du

Opening: 16:00 on May 17, 2014

Duration: May 17 – May 28, 2014

Venue: Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art (No.27 Duolun Road, Shanghai)

Host: Beijing Beautiful Asset

Organizer: CIEA BA Exhibition Co., Ltd

Translated by Chen Peihua and edited by Sue/CAFA ART INFO.

Courtesy of the artist and Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, for further information please visit www.duolunmoma.org.

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