Lv Shanchuan is an inspector of the outside world. In recent years, there have been increasingly frequent and intense demonstrations, from the local movement to worldwide protests, as well as significant sociopolitical events that seriously affect our daily lives. Lv’s paintings use these events involving political, military, economic, social and cultural affairs that affect China and the world as his subject matters. Looking into the connections between a variety of social incidents, he investigates the political and social ideologies that shapes different relationships within today’s society. Painting with vibrant colours and fast brush work, and often even throwing paint directly onto the canvases with his hands, the works attest to the artist’s masterly techniques. Lv’s energy, passion and emotions towards such incidents and ideologies are obvious in his works and are contagious to the viewers.
Wu Didi’s works are reflections of one’s inner soul. The pandemic outbreak and global political situations are challenging us with great uncertainties every day, and Wu’s paintings attempt to comfort and calm the anxieties in our minds as well as provide spaces for self-reflection and meditation. With extra fine brushstrokes, Wu describes the spirituality and immortality of nature’s simplest elements, giving them back their giving them back their