Originally trained in traditional Chinese ink painting, the works in the present monograph, featuring mainly the ‘Red Lama’ series, show a departure from the traditional medium. The artist explains his new method as follows: ‘I wish to paint my Chinese ink painting with sophisticated Chinese spiritual connotations but with different approaches from tradition. In order to expand the expressive space of my paintings, I use every means possible. I paint on cotton with acrylic and mineral pigment, prepare textures with alum and lithopone and glue gold foils and rice paper on my paintings. I try to construct my new style of Chinese painting into a national art with contemporary signficance.’ A biography of the artist and a list of his publications are also included in this monograph.
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Onsite

Location code MON.FEB
Language

English, 

Chinese - Traditional

Publication/Creation date

1999

No of pages

138

ISBN / ISSN

9579738653

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph

Chapter headings
Unbearable Lightness of Spirit and Thought -- On Feng Bin's Chinese Ink Paintings

- WANG Lin, 王林

About Feng Bin's 'Red Lama' Series

- TANG Yunming, 唐允明

Preface

- FENG Bin, 馮斌

Feng Bin
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Feng Bin, 馮斌