Qi Wenzhang Solo Exhibition
City: Beijing
Duration: 2017-08-12 ~ 2017-09-17
Opening: 2017.8.12 16:00
Venue: Platform China Contemporary Art Institute (Beijing)
Address: D07 Main 2nd Street, 798 Art District, No.2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Participating Artist(s): Qi Wenzhang

PLATFORM CHINA Contemporary Art Institute is honored to announce the solo exhibition of Qi Wenzhang, featuring the newest paintings of the artist. The exhibition will be on view from 12, August to 17, September.

Absurdity and Fantasy, local colorism and undornated style, reality and realism, the modernity process of painting and the interaction with the history of painting always consist in Qi Wenzhang’s works, constructing his unique visual narrative and theory of painting.

However, throughout the history of painting, Qi Wenzhang found that the core of painting lay beyond all these. The core of painting may not dwell in theme, style or concept but somewhere between pigment and form, somewhere still left untouched. This is just the motivation of his painting. He takes the intrinsic nature of painting as his heading, sailing in the stormy reality.

Qi Wenzhang was born in Shandong Province, China in 1968. Selected solo exhibitions : “ Place to Live”, J Gallery, Shanghai, China(2015); “ Self-portrait”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China(2012); “ Another Marching”, Egg Gallery, Beijing, China(2009); Selected group exhibitions : “ The Image of Painting”, Shanghai Zhangjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai(2017); " Short Cut" , J Gallery(2016); “ The Status of Academism is the New Art”, Luo Hu Art Museum, Shenzhen, China(2014); “ One Way ……”, EGG Gallery, Beijing, China(2013); “ Jungle II—A Thriving Morphology: Theory Of Relativity”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China(2013); “Re-Painting”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China(2012); “Merry-Go-Round – 2011 Cutting-Edge Painting Award”, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China(2011); ” 19 Solo Shows About Painting”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China(2011).


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