Neotraditionalism

[Like all UF pages, this one is under development — as indicated by an extreme initial arbitrariness and skeletal content.]

An introduction to the most significant aesthetic current in the world today.

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Artists

Cai Guo-Qiang (蔡国强, 1957-), website.

Chen Chun-Hao (陳浚豪, Howard Chen, 1971-). Mosquito nails on wood-backed canvas (video).

Imitating “Travelers Among Mountains and Streams” by Fan Kuan in Sung Dynasty 1031 (2011).

Imitating “Travelers Among Mountains and Streams” by Fan Kuan in Sung Dynasty 1031 (2011).

Gu Wenda (谷 文達, 1955), website.

Lan Zhenghui (蓝正辉, 1959-)

Leap Series No. 4 (2010)

Leap Series No. 4 (2010)

Qiu Deshu (仇德树, 1948-)

Qiu Zhenzhong (邱振中, 1947-)

Qiu Zhijie (邱志杰, 1969-)

Writing the “Orchid Pavilion Preface” One Thousand Times, 1990–95 (second in a series of five 'chromogenic' process prints)

Writing the “Orchid Pavilion Preface” One Thousand Times, 1990–95 (second in a series of five ‘chromogenic’ process prints)

Shao Yan (少言, 1962-)
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Wang Dongling (王冬龄, 1945-)

Wang Tiande (王天德, 1960-)

Digital-No11-MHG009

Digital-No11-MHG009

Yang Yongliang (杨泳梁, 1980-), website.

Industrial Pollution

Industrial Pollution


Let the Hills be Hills and the Rivers be Rivers, Leave Nature Alone, Don't Let Nature Come to an End. (2009)

Let the Hills be Hills and the Rivers be Rivers, Leave Nature Alone, Don’t Let Nature Come to an End. (2009)

Zhang Huan (張洹, 1965), website. Neotraditionalist works created with incense-stick ash on canvas.
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Zheng Chongbin (郑重宾, 1961-), website.

Stained No.4 (2009)

Stained No.4 (2009)

Exhibitions

Cai Guo-Qiang: The Ninth Wave, Power Station of Art (Shanghai, 08/08/14 to 26/10/14). Link (at artist site). Reviewed at Urban Future.

Beyond Black and White: Chinese Contemporary Abstract Ink, Pearl Lam Galleries (… to September 7, 2013). Link (low information). Reviewed at Urban Future.

Neotraditionalism at Urban Future
Blow Ups (09/09/2014). Cai Guo-Qiang.
Ink-cantations (01/08/2013). Various artists.

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