Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
Zhu Rixin was born in Jiujiang in 1986. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing with a master’s degree. He now lives and works in Beijing.Read More
In the past few years, Zhu Rixin has been using landscape architecture theory to illustrate maps of the world. He tries to combine it with other disciplines so as to create a new aesthetic system. Using pen or oil painting he creates imaginary geological phenomena and human conflicts that alter the relief of existing geographical locations, resulting in a collision between natural powers and fictional boundaries.
His works have been exhibited in domestic and international museums and art fairs, including Art Museum of Repin Academy of Fine Arts, He Xiangning Art Museum, CAFA Art Museum, Art Brussel and Shanghai Art 021.
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