Wu Xian Sheng Art Exhibit Reception
March 27 - February 15, 2012
Wu Xian Sheng is a Chinese artist known for his figure paintings in ink on paper, which capture both realistic representation and spirit. In his Yi national series, he presents a group of large format portraits of Yi people from the Sichuan province. The solid forms, varied shades, and vivid lines and textures are all present in his masterful brush strokes. Wu is currently a professor of Chinese painting at the China Academy of Fine Arts in Hang Zhou, China. He has exhibited internationally, including at the Jean Marc Gallery in France, the Tai Zhou Museum in China, and the Asian Art Center in Taiwan.