10 Famous Chinese Artists in the World
The market for art in China has been growing fast, and art in China is growing fast on the international scene. In 2004, it is said that the price of works by Chinese artists increased by around 2000 percent. In the era of globalization, Chinese contemporary art has set foot overseas and won the attention of the international art scene. The existence of contemporary Chinese art also fully embodies the inclusion of society and the openness of contemporary Chinese culture, as well as the inherent spiritual values that are irreplaceable. This is all thanks to the artists and actresses in the art world whose works are loved by the general public and become the talk of the international art world. In order to welcome Chinese New Year 2015, We want to share information about 10 famous Chinese artists in the world!
Ai Wei Wei is a contemporary artist from China who is active in making sculptures, installations, architectural designs, photography, art curation, and films. He collaborated with a number of local and foreign artists and has created many monumental works of art.
Not only his prowess in the art world, he is also frequently involved in political and cultural actions towards the government of the People’s Republic of China critically and openly regarding human rights and democracy. Because of this action, he was in prison for 81 days. Last October, he was awarded the most influential artist in the world by Art Magazine.
Huang Ran is a video maker. Video works that are full of drama, ambiguity, and emotion attract the audience’s attention because they are full of emotional conflicts that make the audience feel what is in the film. His most recent work is titled Blithe Tragedy.
Not long ago, Liu Xiaodong and six of his colleagues held a painting exhibition held at the National Gallery, Jakarta. Exhibition curated by Guo Fang Fang, M.A. And Rizki A. Zaelani presents a painting entitled, subject matter, which we are familiar with and familiar with about portraits, people, the environment, and everyday situations. Liu Xiaodong’s works often depict elements of populist life.
Yang Xing is a graduate of the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, graduating in 2009. He was born in 1986 in Chongqing, but now lives and works in Beijing. All of his works are not only in the form of installations but also videos.
Invisible Man, that’s what people call Liu Bolin. Because he often presents magical photography works by making photo objects blend together like the background of the photo. He claimed to be inspired by Picasso and Warhol. It can take hours to bloat between background photos.
Ma Qiusha didn’t like fashion. For him, there is still much to be explored from the fragments of everyday life. The materials and objects that she uses every day become the abstract concept of his artwork.
Since 1990, Yue’s laughing form has become perhaps the most recognizable thing in contemporary Chinese art. Characteristically referring to the laughing Buddha and Maoist propaganda as a western stereotype of the laughing Chinese. Strange but straightforward, in every work, be it painting or sculpture, one can find works of surrealist art and historical satire.
Xu Bing has been a major player in Chinese art for over 30 years. His trademark, he creates installations that attract attention because it is very complex and large in size. Xu invented and taught art classes in Square Word Calligraphy, a method of writing English in a script that looks like the Chinese alphabet. His recent work focuses a lot on non-linguistic things, for example Aptly in the photo. He made it from a collection of building debris found at a construction site.
Qiu’s works include oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculptures, and installations. The concept of his work involves a relationship between personal experience and history. Many of his paintings are based on photographs from his childhood.