Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Chinese Avant-Guarde: Ding Yi & Zhou Tiehai


-Born 1962. Shanghai, China
- School of Fine Arts, Shanghai University
-One of the few abstract artists in Chinese contemporary art
-Painting known for its geometric abstractions. His style is known for repetition of his + and x (crosses) on canvas & tartan.
- Also uses bright neo-fluorescent colors.


-Born 1966. Shanghai, China
-School of Fine Arts, Shanghai University
-His art was initially used as his instrument of revenge on western collectors and the Chinese contemporary art scene.
-His style is famed for its iconic Joe Camel head.

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