Contemporary Chinese Peasant Painting - 100% Original Shaanxi Hu County Art
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* 100% Original, All Hand Painted by Shaanxi Hu County Chinese Peasant Folk Artist *
* Imaginative, Cheerful, Vibrant, Bold - Distinct Painting Style Unique to Chinese Peasant *
* Iconic Chinese Folk Art, Good Source to Visualize Chinese Rural Life and Their Ideal World *
This very charming Chinese peasant painting categorized as folk or naive painting, is a popular choice for those who are interested in Chinese folk art. It began during the 1950s under the regime of Chairman Mao, where a group of peasants in Hu County, Shaanxi Province, depicting themselves in the farmland performing various agricultural activities. As it evolves, peasants become more creative and expressive, portraying almost every aspect of their live that inspired them. Nowadays it becomes a good representation of Chinese peasant folk art. Many of these artworks are good reflection of their ideal life, and are a good source to visualize their world.
¡°Their works are bold, intuitive but warm, and have a very distinctive painting style that is hard to find elsewhere!¡±
Artist: Liu Rui Zhao
Item #: SXHANMH114
Measurements: 25 x 25 cm
Medium: Watercolor on thick paper
Artist sealed at the back
About the Artist: Liu Rui Zhao, aged 57 of Hu County Shaanxi origin, began to learn art from two peasant painting pioneers Ding Ji Tang and Liu Qun Han at the age of 18. Although his first profession was a soldier, he put much of his leisure time in practicing art, and had his first exhibition in Beijing in 1974. He eventually became a full time artist In 1993, and put his focus on peasant painting. He is a member of Shaanxi Artist Association, and his works have been published frequently in many mainstream publications, especially those featuring peasant painting art.
* ORIGINAL SHAANXI HU COUNTY HAND PAINTED ART, NOT A REPRODUCTION *