Opening: 2019/11/06, 16:00
Duration: 2019/11/06-12/29 (Tue.-Sun. 11am-6pm, Mon. Closed)
Location: 1/F ShanghART Shanghai, West Bund, Bldg.10, 2555 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
ShanghART Gallery is pleased to present Lu Lei’s solo exhibition “Wander Giant” on November 6 during 2019 Shanghai Art Week. This is Lu Lei’s first solo show in Shanghai and his second with ShanghART Gallery, featuring the artist’s latest works from the past four years since his solo “Echo” in 2015, ShanghART Beijing.
“I would like to write ‘a novel’, about my memory and perception, as well as all the absurd ideas...”
-- Lu Lei
“Wandering Giant” is a project that Lu Lei has been planning for years, of which this exhibition is one of the sections. The artist uses textual narrative as an attempt, to depict a “fantasy of wandering giants” through five sculptures and installations. This exhibition continues until December 29, 2019.
About the artist
Lu Lei (b.1972, Jiangsu), lives and works in Beijing. He graduated from Sculpture Department of China Academy of Art in 1998. Recent exhibitions include: The First Airport Biennale, Airport Town, Guangzhou (2019); Heteroglossia, How Art Museum, Shanghai (2018); Forty Years of Sculpture · The First Term, Shenzhen Contemporary Art and Urban Planning Museum, Shenzhen (2017); The Third Today’s Documents: BRIC-à-brac, Today Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Post-sense Sensibility: Trepidation and Will, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Lu Lei: Echo, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing (2015) etc.