Painters' Table - Contemporary Art Magazine: Daily Painting Links on Artist Blogs, Painting Blogs and Art Websites
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Thinking about the studio visits we made in Beijing, it seems expressionist artists focuses on process to elicit meaning, while academically trained artists conversant in Soviet and Chinese painting and sculpting techniques work with more message-driven meanings. This relates to but is not western; expressionism would relate to mood and musical composition, which can be considered hallmarks of imperial literati tradition; while message might relate to social consciousness and performance, hallmarks of the People's Republic.
Check out the artists below: