Form, heart, culture and public events are key words that repeatedly arise in many of Lei Yan’s artworks, and thus her artworks are marked by multiple meanings. I could easily switch the works described above from one key word category to another to come up with a new interpretation.
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You recently wrote a preface for an exhibition on post-70s Yunnan artists, using the term “non-stream” to describe them. You wrote, “Non-stream is a state that is neither mainstream nor non-mainstream, a state outside of the streams.
It’s difficult for me to remember the first images I saw of Chinese art, but it’s almost a certainty that Wang Guangyi’s commercialized propaganda paintings and Fang Lijun’s yawning mouths were among them. As Chinese contemporary art emerged…
Note: This interview is posted by R. Orion Martin, and this is the part II(Part I). Thanks Orion:) This is part 2 of an interview I did with curator Luo Fei, in which we discussed the successes and failures of the Chinese art market, and its influence on art. Our discussion is loosely based on the […]
Note: This interview is posted by R. Orion Martin, he interviewed me last week, and this is the part I. Thanks Orion:) In 1991, Huang Zhuan participated in an interview for the magazine Art Market. In it, he argued that the creation of an art market in China would establish a relatively fair arena in […]
Disease under the Sun —On Hu Jun’s Series of New Life Author: Luo Fei Translator: Xu Yang Author’s Note: Hu Jun’s atelier was on the upstairs room of my workplace, he often invites me passionately to go to his atelier to drink some tea and chat with him. I’m much moved by his enthusiasm and […]
The Yunnanese Way: The 2nd Dialogue of “Inscape On The Spot” Art Exhibition Participants: Guan Yuda (Curator, Art Critic, Professor of Art and Design College of Yunnan University), Luo Fei (Gallery Director and Curator of TCG Nordica Gallery) He Libin (Artist, Curator) Lei Yan (Artist) Li Youjie (Artist) Time: 2009, May 17 Add: Kunming Dandi […]