ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
中文
Home | Exhibitions | Artists | Texts | E-Books | Press Room | Selected Press | Archive | Space
 

DAVID DIAO 刁德谦
b. 1943, works and lives in New York

DAVID DIAO 刁德谦
2017
137*183cm
Painting
Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas
code: DD_4687

When David Diao returned to China for the first time in 1979, he bought a book entitled ‘Hundred Flowers Bloom’. There are hundreds of flowers' seal motifs in the book, whose author takes advantage of the traditional art form to launch an indirect critique of the Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom Campaign and the Cultural Revolution. Diao believes that the use of words and text usually raises the possibility of more signification, and hence he borrows the seal from that book, and embeds it in some of his paintings, which gives the audience some space to think aside from the form of visual beauty.

Related Exhibitions:
David Diao: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors ShanghART Beijing, Beijing 05.24, 2018 -07.24, 2018
West Bund Art and Design 2017, Booth Nr.D1 Art Fairs West Bund Art Center, Shanghai 11.10, 2017 -11.12, 2017


Works | 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