守, I will Guard You Silently, 2015
Print, 55 x 77 cm
About the artwork
Framed edition - 5/88 ( CSG - 136 - ( PEARL ) - JZ ) 4/88, , 5/88 ,42/88, 43/88 ( FRAMED / WHS ) 6/88, 8/88, ( FRAMED / RC ) 19/88, 20/88, 54/88 ( MIA ) The couple sitting on the jagged rock is surrounded by the splashing waves that threaten to engulf them as the tide rises. However, the couple appears to exhibit little fear, as the woman leans into the man's firm embrace, as though he is guarding her from the waves. Wu Qiong expresses the determination of strong couples; their resolve to face the events and trials in their life together.
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.Go to Wu Qiong's profile ›