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    November 30 2011 17 00 Details Past Exhibition Sequenza Ho Chee Lick s Early Oil Paintings 何自力 响象 Friday May 13 2011 17 00 Saturday June 11 2011 17 00 Details Artist Mao Tongqiang 毛同强 Guan Saimei 管赛梅 Zhou Chunya 周春芽 Chen Chunmu 陈春木 Dong Kejun 董克俊 Luo Fahui 罗发辉 1 2 next last Summary The Verdant Peaks and Waters Su Bin Guan Saimei 苏斌 管赛梅 滇水苍风 Magical Poeticity Mao

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  • About us | soobinart.com.sg
    Ye Yongqing Then the Gallery also held solo exhibitions for contemporary artists e g Fang Lijun Wang Guangyi Yue Minjun Mao Xuhui Ye Yongqing Zeng Fanzhi Feng Zhengjie etc Now the Gallery more focuses on fostering and supporting young artists with potentials As a representative Chinese contemporary gallery SooBin Art Int l has organized more than 100 exhibitions in places including Mainland China Indonesia Malaysia Hong Kong Taiwan European and American countries By co sponsoring Mao Tongqiang s solo exhibition with Vienna Suppan Gallery and participating 2006 ARCO Art Exposition in Spain SooBin Art Int l is looking beyond Asia setting its sights on collaboration with world renowned artists galleries and museums in Europe and America to make a contribution to the development of contemporary art In early 2005 SooBin Art Int l set Red Grey Contemporary in Chengdu China to introduce Chinese art to the world introduce Singapore artists into china and expand the exchange and cooperation between Singapore and Chinese contemporary art By sponsoring the Inhabitation in Chengdu 2004 Invitation Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Oil Paintings curated by Lu Hong Red Grey Contemporary firstly presented itself Since then Red Grey has already hold a number of solo and group exhibitions Blue House Art Center as one of the most famous art centers in China was founded in 2003 Now it has already attracted 40 regular artist studios One of them is the Red Grey District which covers 400 m2 integrating photo workshop painting studio and exhibition space together as a platform for China Sigapore art exchange In its next phase SooBin Art International is looking beyond Asia setting its sights on collaboration with world renowned artists galleries and museums in Europe and America to make a contribution to the development of contemporary art Mr SooBin Chua the founder

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  • Artist | soobinart.com.sg
    Liu Yawei 刘亚伟 Yang Liming 杨黎明 Fang Lijun 方力钧 Luan Xiaojie 栾小杰 Yang Mian 杨冕 Feng Zhengjie 俸正杰 Luis Chan 陈福善 Yang Qian 杨千 Fu Xi 符羲 Luo Fahui 罗发辉 Yang Wuming 杨武明 Gao Rong 高溶 Luo Jie 罗杰 Ye Yongqing 叶永清 Gu Wenda 谷文达 Mao Tongqiang 毛同强 Yuan Fenghui 袁峰辉 Gu Wenming 谷文明 Mao Xuhui 毛旭辉 Yue Minjun 岳敏君 Gu Xu 谷旭 Ng Yak Whee Zhang Chenchu 张晨初 Guan

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  • Exhibition | soobinart.com.sg
    wine smoke water pipes and eat fishes caught from the ponds as well as maize potatoes and other produce that grew in the fields We may say that Meizi s works are themselves produce that grow out of this pure primitive pastoral milieu Needless to say there is more in Meizi s world than sunlight rain dew greenery and flowers Mysterious beings or supernatural phenomena feature undisguisedly in her paintings Fangs and red tongues often appear in the cultivated fields or the stone houses Sometimes the sunflowers wear high heels There are trees that sit down like human beings tree trunks with doors and windows and a river by a village as transparent and soft as a woman s body The artist is almost like a psychic shuttling between the sunshine and the shadows There are frightening parts but all in all such stimuli remain contained within an imaginary state associated with fairytales and legends Meizi believes in ghosts This belief was a force that flowed out of her being taught by her grandmother and took root in her consciousness during childhood The ghosts described by elderly villagers were originally meant to inhibit the blind impulses of thoughtless children but now they have become an essential element in the artist s practice It is the presence of such elements that gives rise to the magical poeticity It makes Meizi s oeuvre very different from the usual pastoral paintings for the surreal elements take us closer to the mystique of Nature and the awe we feel towards it As a woman Meizi is one who would reveal her own state of being inclusive of fantasies desires insecurities as well as feelings linked to her body and emotions in her paintings candidly This represents an excellent artistic quality Incidentally this quality is also found in the great O Keeffe and Frida Kahlo by virtue of which they were able to set a glorious example for those who came after them especially female artists Meizi might not have been influenced by them directly but she does possess this special inborn forthrightness such that once she chooses to paint she is able to fuse Nature based subjects and her own state of being together in an organic unity and enter into a form of unbridled expression The fact is when artists born in the 1980s freely express their states of being today and happen to touch on sex they are free from the psychological repression so commonly present in their predecessors from the 1950s and 60s The thinking of the times has changed dramatically Much of what used to be forbidden has been thrown open by the progress of history Su Bin has the simplicity and sturdiness of a Yunnan borderland peasant However this does not mean that he is simply a hardworking and courageous man His artistic expressions are actually also filled with a magical poeticity He feels that the silent mountains that have been his companions since childhood have souls They have

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  • Press | soobinart.com.sg
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  • Catalogue | soobinart.com.sg
    Avant Garde Chinese Artist Fang Lijun Swimming Clouds Life Zeng Fanzhi Mask The Painting of Zeng Fanzhi Su Bin Guan Saimei The Verdant Peaks and Waters Dong Kejun Woodcuts in Monochrome Mao Xuhui Dream of The Red Earth Approach to

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  • Contact us | soobinart.com.sg
    Information Soobin Art International Pte Ltd Ubi Techpark 10 10 Ubi Crescent Singapore 408564 04 90 92 93 95 Lobby E Tel 65 6837 2777 Fax 65 6339 7767 email art soobinart com sg Opening hour 11am 6pm Mon Sat Map Show large map You can leave a message using the contact form below Your name Company Phone Your e mail address Business street address Subject Message CAPTCHA This question

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  • The Verdant Peaks and Waters - Su Bin & Guan Saimei 苏斌 & 管赛梅 - 滇水苍风 | soobinart.com.sg
    water pipes and eat fishes caught from the ponds as well as maize potatoes and other produce that grew in the fields We may say that Meizi s works are themselves produce that grow out of this pure primitive pastoral milieu Needless to say there is more in Meizi s world than sunlight rain dew greenery and flowers Mysterious beings or supernatural phenomena feature undisguisedly in her paintings Fangs and red tongues often appear in the cultivated fields or the stone houses Sometimes the sunflowers wear high heels There are trees that sit down like human beings tree trunks with doors and windows and a river by a village as transparent and soft as a woman s body The artist is almost like a psychic shuttling between the sunshine and the shadows There are frightening parts but all in all such stimuli remain contained within an imaginary state associated with fairytales and legends Meizi believes in ghosts This belief was a force that flowed out of her being taught by her grandmother and took root in her consciousness during childhood The ghosts described by elderly villagers were originally meant to inhibit the blind impulses of thoughtless children but now they have become an essential element in the artist s practice It is the presence of such elements that gives rise to the magical poeticity It makes Meizi s oeuvre very different from the usual pastoral paintings for the surreal elements take us closer to the mystique of Nature and the awe we feel towards it As a woman Meizi is one who would reveal her own state of being inclusive of fantasies desires insecurities as well as feelings linked to her body and emotions in her paintings candidly This represents an excellent artistic quality Incidentally this quality is also found in the great O Keeffe and Frida Kahlo by virtue of which they were able to set a glorious example for those who came after them especially female artists Meizi might not have been influenced by them directly but she does possess this special inborn forthrightness such that once she chooses to paint she is able to fuse Nature based subjects and her own state of being together in an organic unity and enter into a form of unbridled expression The fact is when artists born in the 1980s freely express their states of being today and happen to touch on sex they are free from the psychological repression so commonly present in their predecessors from the 1950s and 60s The thinking of the times has changed dramatically Much of what used to be forbidden has been thrown open by the progress of history Su Bin has the simplicity and sturdiness of a Yunnan borderland peasant However this does not mean that he is simply a hardworking and courageous man His artistic expressions are actually also filled with a magical poeticity He feels that the silent mountains that have been his companions since childhood have souls They have deep looking

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