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Lei Xu

 (born 1963)
Lei Xu is active/lives in China.  Lei Xu is known for painting.

Lei Xu

Xu Lei was born in Nantong, Jiangsu Province in 1963.  He was trained at the Nanjing Art Academy and became a resident painter at the Jiangsu Institute of Chinese Painting upon graduation.  Xu was an active participant in the New Wave movement and his work was exhibited in the China/Avant-Garde Exhibition in Beijing in 1989.

Xu's choice of colour palette strikes viewers in their first impression.  With refined and restrained gongbi technique, Xu portrays his subject, often animals, in a realistic manner, set against mysterious backdrops such as water, curtain and screen.  He constructs a fantastical spatial dimension that gives a domestic and estranged context, alluring viewers to imagine the r  ...  Displaying 750 of 1072 characters.

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About  Lei Xu

Born:  1963 - Nantong, Jiangsu Province
Known for:  painting