ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
中文
Home | Exhibitions | Artists | Research | Shop | Space
 

CHEN XIAOYUN 陈晓云
b. 1971, works and lives in Beijing

CHEN XIAOYUN 陈晓云
2018
210*510cm (in 3 pieces) | EACH 210*170cm (x 3 pieces)
Acrylic on canvas
code: CXY_6438

Chen Xiaoyun’s Fruit of Wasteland takes inspiration from the poem The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot. In this painting, octopus plays the role of a wise man, who is staring at a Greek god and a goddess chasing each other across the vast field. On the right hand side there is a black peacock perching on tree branches as the opposite of octopus - they can be considered as good and evil, sense and sensibility, past and future, or anything within the binary opposition structure.  It is worth noting that all the branches here are characterized by traditional Chinese painting technique, which contrast sharply with the wasteland background marked by expressionism.

Related Exhibitions:
CHEN Xiaoyun: Arrival ShanghART Beijing, Beijing 11.03, 2018 -12.26, 2018


Works | Press Room | Links | Jobs ShanghART Singapore

iPhone App in iTunes   ShanghART APP



办公地址:上海市徐汇区西岸龙腾大道2555号10号楼

© Copyright ShanghART Gallery 1996-2017
备案:沪ICP备09094545号

沪公网安备 31010402001234号