Just Now - Contemporary images and ink painting conception
Cai Guangbin’s art exhibition features ink and wash paintings will be unveiled at the renowned Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice, Italy.
It belongs to the invitational exhibition project during the 2018 Chinese Cultural Festival in Venice.
Cai Guangbin is one of the most important contemporary ink and wash artists in China.
The ink and wash video art he has been exploring, represents the latest achievement among the contemporary transitions of Chinese ink and wash, which has profound academic value.
Ever since the 1990s, Cai Guangbin has continued to conduct individual contemporary exploration in the ongoing concepts of new culture and visual experience on the mainland, and he has brought completely new conversion to the concepts, images, methods and techniques in the Chinese legacy of ink and wash art.
He is an effective practitioner who currently promote the Chinese ink and wash art to the internationalization in the modernized process of China.
In this exhibition, one part of artworks showcase a new exploration of the artist that he tries “a new expression of Chinese conception”; and the other part could be taken as “the re-understanding of private inner thought” as well as the continued deepening expression conducted by the artists on his original artistic creation, which makes “the psychological expression of selfie more distinct”.
Also, he has some artworks exploring psychic painting with hand tactility, for the second time he conducts digitized image-processing on his own work,” the visual form of his work combines the humanity with intelligence.
Art practices conducted by Cai Guangbin for years, has made himself become a representative artist who combines Chinese ink and wash art with video, and he is also recognized as one of pioneering artists who started to explore such artistic concepts and forms.