A Chinese Printmaker's Cultural Identity and the Transformaion in Contemporary Printmaking
In this lecture, Chen Qi will introduce developments in contemporary Chinese printmaking and discuss what topics attract printmakers' attention. By examining works of representative artists such as Xu Bing and Chen Qi, he will outline some central concepts underlying contemporary printmaking.
Born in 1963, Chen Qi was trained as a printmaker at the Nanjing Art Academy. He is now professor in the Prints Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Among the several prominent prizes that he has received is the Gold medal of the 13th National Print Exhibition (1996). His works have been collected by China National Art Museum, British Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, the New York Public Library, and Shanghai Museum.
Free and open to the public