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MODERN CHINESE WOMAN

By Qiu Shengxian

MODERN CHINESE WOMAN

By Qiu Shengxian


ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

 

Qiu Shengxian

Background: Qiu Shengxian is an established contemporary artist with a studio in Shanghai. The creator of “Mother and Son” and "Fuwa Integration" styles of painting, his expression integrates classical Chinese art with contemporary fashion art expressionism. The artist was born in 1955, in Jiangxi Province and was admited to one of the most noted art academies in China -- Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute majoring in Sculpture, in 1982. He is the recipient of important awards for his work: 1) 2) 3) 4)

The 8th National Art Exhibition “Excellence Award” The Culture Ministry “Star Awards” Beijing China Art Exposition - Shanghai First Art Fair “Excellence Award” Nanjing 19 Cities Art Exhibition “Silver Medal”

Highlights of “Modern Chinese Woman” exhibition and aesthetic style: Qiu Shengxian creates a unique rythem of painting with “Mother and Son” and "Fuwa Integration", both have become his established signature. These works that integrate the oriental classics with modern concepts have become prominent features of Chinese contemporary art. It breaks boundaries set by time and place, tradition and fashion, spiritual and material, logic and contradition. It subverts the viewers inherent perceptions and promotes a freedom of expression. It shows the infinitely nobleness and greatness of human spirit. Qiu Shengxian comments, “In my paintings a bare head has a religious nuance - in Buddhism for example, a monk or nun often shave their heads - the shaven head emphasizes contemptuous thinking and reinforces narcissistic attitude; not only in


ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

 

fashion, but the spirit of adventure and open-mindedness. Red lips are a sensuous female representation in traditional aesthetic culture - hold the words, which spring to her lips! The expression or costumes of “Mother and Son” are symbols, conveying more than emotions and love, rather a feeling of the aesthetic and commentary on human spirit. I am seeking sustained and strong visual impact.” The artist’s “Mother and Son” and “Fuwa Integration” bodies of work reach out, with a distinct structure. Not just an essence of beauty, but feelings for love and life values, and commentary on human spirit. “When I create a body of work, I map out thumbnails in my mind and paint the canvas one by one. Some take a month to complete, others less time. I rarely paint more than 20 or so works a year”, notes the artist.

Collectors of Qiu Shengxian’s works: The influence of Qiu Shengxian’s paintings has won recognition amongst both public and private collections. Qiu Shengxian’s paintings are held by noted corporations and art organizations internationally, such as Siemens, Deutsche Bank, Philips, French Art Academy, H&M, IBM Corporation, Van Shung Cheung Holdings, Liu Haisu Art Museum, the White House of The United States and several politicians including President Obama and former Prime Minister Schroder.


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FEATURED ARTWORKS

 

                                     

“Sentiment A 131115” Oil and acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm 2013 HK$ 188,000                          

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T +852 2811 9015 | elaine@asiacontemporaryart.com | www.asiacontemporaryart.com


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“Fashion Baby 130808” Oil and acrylic on canvas 95 x 95 cm 2013 HK$ 110,000

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FEATURED ARTWORKS

 

“Sentiment 131228” Oil and acrylic on canvas 120 x 120 cm 2013 HK$ 155,000

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FEATURED ARTWORKS

 

 

                 

T +852 2811 9015 | elaine@asiacontemporaryart.com | www.asiacontemporaryart.com


FEATURED ARTWORKS

 

“Sentiment 140508” Oil and acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm 2014 HK$ 188,000

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Address: 1102 Nam Wo Hong Building 148 Wing Lok Street Shueng Wan, Hong Kong Opening Hours: 10am to 6pm Mondday to Friday Saturday & Sunday by appointment Contact Person: Elaine Wang E: elaine@asiacontemporaryart.com T: +852 2811 9015

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"Modern Chinese Woman" by Qiu Shengxian  

An exhibition of paintings by popular Chinese contemporary artist, Qiu Shengxian is now showing at Fabrik Gallery. The selection comes from...

"Modern Chinese Woman" by Qiu Shengxian  

An exhibition of paintings by popular Chinese contemporary artist, Qiu Shengxian is now showing at Fabrik Gallery. The selection comes from...

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