ZHANG HONGMEI, MENTAL LANDSCAPES

Friday 09 February 2018

Considered by the critics "a poet of colors" and called “the queen of art", Zhang Hong Mei is one of the major exponents of Chinese contemporary art.
In her paintings she offers a modern interpretation of Chinese painting techniques, revisiting ink and “cut cards" that she replaces with ecologically compatible fabrics. The result of this creative experience are the suggestive “mental landscapes” that give the title to the exhibition, some ceramic vases partially covered with cloth and a series of works dedicated to the Xi'An Warriors. They are a faithful reproduction of the original terracotta heads but made of bronze. The artist symbolically seeks to give life to the colors now lost with colorful fabrics, using them as a second skin, giving them a new identity.
Zhang Hong Mei reaches the aim to match in her works past and present in perfect harmony.

The exhibition will be open till 25 february 2018.

Selection of works in the current exhibition

Chinese Chaos - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Chinese Chaos (6)
Seal - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Seal (1)
Red landscape - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Red landscape (26)
Color Xi'An  - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Color Xi'An (22)
Color Life - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Color Life (24)
Seal - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Seal (3)
Mental Landscape - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Mental Landscape (19)
Chinese Flower - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Chinese Flower (7)
Calligraphyc  - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Calligraphyc (5)
Landscape - ZHANG  HONGMEI, MENTAL  LANDSCAPES
Landscape (013)