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Lu Lei: Wander Giant
Solo Exhibition ShanghART, Shanghai
Date: 11.06, 2019 - 03.29, 2020

Artists: LU Lei 陆垒

Opening: 2019/11/06, 16:00
Duration: 2019/11/06-2020/03/29 (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 6 November during 2019 Shanghai Art Week. This is Lu Lei’s first solo show in Shanghai and his second with the gallery, featuring the artist’s latest works from the past four years since his 2015 solo “Echo” at ShanghART Beijing.

“I would like to write ‘a novel’, about my memories and perceptions, as well as all the absurd ideas...” - Lu Lei

This exhibition is a part of the project “Wander Giant” which Lu Lei has been planning for years. Using textual narrative as an attempt, the artist depicts a “fantasy of wander giants”, through five sculptures and installations. This show continues until 29 March, 2020.

About the Artist

Lu Lei (b.1972, Jiangsu) lives and works in Beijing. He graduated from the Sculpture Department of China Academy of Art in 1998. Recent exhibitions include: The 1st 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 3rd Today’s Documents - BRIC-á-brac: The Jumble of Growth, Today Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Post-sense Sensibility: Trepidation and Will, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Lu Lei: Echo, ShanghART Beijing (2015) etc.

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More Pictures:
Exhibition poster
Chapter 1. Game of the Giants
Chapter 2. Reveries of the Giant
Chapter 3. The Giant Walking


读陆垒的“荒唐小说” | Scope 艺术客
陆垒:缺席而又在场的巨人 | Ocula 对谈
WANDER GIANT LU LEI | Art Asia Pacific
Using visual images to write a ‘novel’ | Shanghai Daily
Lu Lei Wander Giant | ArtReview Asia
遗忘的,难以遗忘的——陆垒的记忆政治 | ARTSHARD艺术碎片
金属板、钢筋、混凝土是他创作的材料 | 目标TARGET

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