World Art Dubai 2018: One of the best artists to look out for this week
The Chinese artist Fu Wenjun will showcase his latest Digital Pictorial Photography works at World Art Dubai.
Fu Wenjun will make his debut on Wednesday 18th April until Saturday 21st April.
(Below are some examples of his artistic talents)
The pieces to be exhibited manifest Wenjun’s deep reflection and considerations towards our current world, history, and future with a harmonious integration of strong Chinese traditional art taste combined with aesthetic features.
How he came to be one of the best
These works of Digital Pictorial Photography, an avant-garde style developed by Wenjun, are different from the usual photography works, which will surprise the visitors and give them a new way to look at photography art.
With lasting exploration and creation on Digital Pictorial Photography, Museu Europeu; Art Modern hosted Wenjun’s first personal art exhibition in Spain in May 2017, after his solo show at National Art Museum of China (Beijing) in March 2017. Internationally he is primarily known for his photography. He has gained numerous awards, including the first prize from International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Argentina and the International Award “Lorenzo il Magnifico” of X Florence Biennale. His work is included in several international collections, such as the Museu Europeu; Art Modern, National Art Museum of China, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts in France.
Fu Wenjun’s story is an art of its own
“I always believe, photography as an art, should not only be a tool to record our life. It can also be a very expressive art media to express artist’s thinking and reflection about our world. At the same time, I do agree with the idea of cross-over art, which integrates several art disciplines into one piece of artwork. In my practice, I create a connection of photography and painting.” talked Fu Wenjun about his innovation on contemporary photography art.
Fu Wenjun, born in 1955, was graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute. He creates Principally through the art media of photography, installation, sculpture, and oil painting, and has put forward the concept and practices of “Digital Pictorial Photography”.
His work embodies his thinking and reflection on many issues related to the Eastern and Western history, culture, and humanity, including the relationship between different cultures in the age of globalization, the heritage of traditional Chinese culture in a rapidly changing society, industrialization and urbanization in Chinese cities.