Wu Qiong

在这里 No.10 - 寻找平安 In Here No.10 -Seeking Peace , 2015
Oil on Canvas, 100 x 80 cm

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About the artwork

A lone figure seeks shelter under a tiny umbrella, while a wave of intricate and otherworldly chaos threatens to overwhelm him. What happens next and what does the future have in store? There is beauty in the breakdown, the chaotic mass disintegrates into geometric shapes, spirals and familiar motifs. Whether the character truly finds peace or falls even deeper into a web of entanglement is left to the viewer's discretion.

About the artist

Wu Qiong was born in Beijing, China in 1981. He graduated from the Beijing Shi Fan University in 2001 and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2006. Both sculptor and painter, Wu creates art that represents the childhood that he and many others of his generation remembered and in doing so, creates touching and amusing portraits of childhood that are distinctly contemporary in the Chinese art scene. Acclaimed both internationally and locally, Wu Qiong has participated in various international art fairs, including Art Miami, Art Cologne and Bridge Art Fair.   

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