Guan Yu: To Be Hun­gry for Wind

China Pictorial (English) - - Culture -

This is a solo ex­hi­bi­tion of paint­ings by con­tem­po­rary young Chi­nese artist Guan Yu, who was born in 1989. With a unique angle on daily life, Guan boldly adds large ar­eas of blocks with light brush­work and bright col­ors, im­prov­ing the “pu­rity” of the paint­ing and eas­ing the can­vas’ bur­den of car­ry­ing pic­to­rial in­for­ma­tion.

Born in Qing­dao, Shan­dong Prov­ince, Guan grad­u­ated from China Academy of Art in 2011 and ob­tained an MFA de­gree from the Slade School of Fine Art of the Univer­sity Col­lege Lon­don in 2013. She lives and works in Qing­dao, Lon­don and other parts of the world. July 15– Au­gust 20, 2017 Hive Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Art, Beijing

A poster for the ex­hi­bi­tion.

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