Yu Honglei, bronze, flower, 71×47×29 cm

, #10 is a way of looking at the reality based on a person and one’s body, hence realizing image production from what has been seen and heard. Thus, they are the pictorial realities in response to or parallel to the physical reality. The body becomes the critical entry by which the artist enters abstraction – it is the intersection of all realities, the abstraction within the real, and vice versa.

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Wang Xingwei, Ji Gong, oil on canvas, 240×200cm, 2015

Both Wang Xingwei’s Ji Gong and Duan Jianyu’s The Muse has Awoken No.3 both offer conspicuous comical impressions, which on the one hand, articulate a kind of literary comedy from the narrations of the figures on canvas, their expressions, motion, theatricality and etc., while stylistically – be it Wang Xingwei’s compositional momentum and the exaggeration rendered through brushwork, or Duan Jianyu’s kitsch and crass emphasis – give shape to the comedy of mannerism, providing theatricality for the language of painting. Thirdly, they are comical on a cultural history level as they have adopted the Baroque style to portray the Mad Monk and placed the Goddess on Dunhuang murals into modern countryside context, this kind of casual yet poignant fusion has taken the “La Comédie Humaine” approach to respond to the rapidly evolving Chinese society and the unsettled dust of cultural order.

Zhu Jia, Wardrobe

摄影机的镜头取代了一只手和眼睛的位置在一个衣柜里翻来找去的动作,摄影机记录了镜头与衣橱里的衣服直接的接触过程,强调了主观视觉存在的可能性。

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