Qu Leilei (b.1951) We are Invincible
Lot 813
Qu Leilei (b.1951) We are Invincible
Sold for HK$ 475,000 (US$ 61,244) inc. premium

Lot Details
Qu Leilei (b.1951)
We are Invincible
Ink on paper, framed and glazed
Inscribed and signed Leilei, with seven seals of the artist
Dated 2011
91cm x 170cm (35¾in x 67in).

Footnotes

  • 曲磊磊 我們是一支不可戰勝的力量 水墨紙本 鏡框 二〇一一年作

    款識:背負著民族的希望,我們是一支不可戰勝的力量。磊磊十一年。
    鈐印:曲、磊磊畫印、書到用時方恨少、暢神、語不驚人死不休、肖形印(兔)、曾經滄海

    This painting is from the series 'Thousands of Years of Empire'. In this series Qu Lei Lei reflects on his understanding of history and culture. Apart from using traditional materials and methods, he also uses surrealistic languages as a means of travelling through time to find grid references to modern history. In the individuals he portrays, he explores the idea of the dual relationship between the personal and the comparatively impersonal identity of the common man and the human condition in the context of a whole national identity.

    這件作品來自曲磊磊的「千年帝國」系列,在這系列的作品中,藝術家嘗試站在歷史與時代的角度,以更廣闊的國際視眼,反思和詮釋他個人對文化和歷史的思考。除了中國傳統的筆墨宣紙和西方式的光影造型之外,曲磊磊以超現實的藝術語言來穿越時空,審視歷史。在現代與歷史、個人與民族、以及文化的根源與傳承的契合點上,思考人性的普世價值。陳傳席認為:「畫好而能進入藝術史者,必備以下四個條件:一,技術性;二,獨創性和鮮明特色;三,審美性;四,社會影響。曲磊磊是當今世界上少數繪畫成功的畫家之一,他的畫符合進入藝術史的四條標准,因而他意該中西,專為一家的繪畫,也必將進入藝術史冊中。」
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