The Master of Chinese Reinvention – Brilliant Art of Zeng Fanzhi

ZENG FANZHI 曾梵志 "From 1830 Till Now No.4" (2014), oil on canvas | Image source:

Not often do we get to be in the presence of majestic introspection beautifully communicated through color, shape, line, and idea on canvas, but when we do, it’s usually spelled: Zeng Fanzhi. What we used to (and still do) admire about Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and other great contemporary painters in the context of […]

Art of Cai Guo-Qiang: Gunpowder and Explosives

The most common media of art include oil paints, watercolors, ink, or marble, bronze, and clay. Cai Guo-Qiang’s medium? Gunpowder and explosives. “Throughout Chinese art history, some artists have been pursuing their own artistic language and how to use this language to convey and connect,” Cai Guo-Qiang explains. And the language that Cai has chosen […]