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Chinese artist and designer, Li Lihong, plays with traditional painted porcelain and instantly recognizable symbols of Western cultural hegemony, like McDonald’s arches and Apple’s logo, as a way of opening up a dialogue about globalised consumer culture and how traditional culture interacts with modern life. #ContemporaryChineseArt #ChineseCeramics
AH Xian The styles, designs and techniques seen in Ah Xian’s busts – including lacquer and cloisonné – are the same as those found in traditional pieces from Jingdezhen. By making these designs resemble tattoos, Ah Xian makes a statement about the indelible nature of cultural backgrounds. However, his work is not a simple imitation of Chinese traditions. It is full of oppositions. #ContemporaryChineseArt
Mythos of Lost Dynasties G16 (Landscape 6) (1999) is a large scale ink painting that utilizes the time-honored scroll-like format. Featuring traditional Chinese calligraphy against a backdrop of Chinese landscape painting, Wenda Gu focuses on calligraphy styles by old masters from the Han and Qing dynasties. #Art #Asia #ContemporaryChineseArt