Geng Jianyi is active/lives in China. Geng Jianyi is known for avant-garde painting, faces-cynical realism, collage.
Geng Jianyi was born in Zhenzhou, Henan in 1962. He graduated from Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Oil Painting Department and lives and works in Hangzhou. Geng Jianyi:
Following is text from a review of an exhibition of work by Geng Jianyi titled The Artist Researcher at ShangArt Singapore, February 2013.
Born in 1962 of parents who were attached to the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Geng Jianyi grew up in a country shaped by rigid, state-mandated structures that had, by the late 1960s to the early '70s, fallen a long way short of the idealistic socialist Chinese state that Mao Zedong had envisioned. Where solidary socialism was intended to create commitment to the system by way of a benevolent bureaucracy ... Displaying 750 of 5410 characters.