Liu Wei is a Chinese contemporary spotlight with active young artists, widely involved in sculpture, photography, video, installation, painting and other fields. Born in 1970, he has been the shape of things around us with the reason for the formation of deep interest. Alluding to his previous work with the cultural, social, political, compared from 2009 to 2011, his recent works focus on the material and constitute the relationship between the object world, trying to "get rid of simple materials, the intrinsic value of their own feelings of substances , "which evolved from his series of installations" This is just a mistake, "and his famous painting" Purple "and the latest" meditation "series works is evident.
Liu Wei's works are in Oslo, Norway Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, the Sigg Collection (Sigg Collection), Ullens Collection (the Ullens Collection), and other well-known exhibition collection.
Liu Wei, Beijing, 1996 graduate of the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Beijing has an unique sense of humor, but also with a kind of "70" unique treason. In 1998, Liu in Beijing held his first exhibition "Anti visual - itself and the environment." 20th century, as a member of "the emotional" group, Liu Wei participated in the "post-emotional" group a series of exhibitions, which gradually gained attention artistic circles, becoming one of China's experimental art representatives.
Although Liu is learned oil painting, but in his artistic creation, painting, photography, installation, video, sculpture ...... almost all of the current creative medium has stumbled, and enjoy "art generalist" in the world in the arts. He is a young Chinese contemporary artists in the most attractive one, but also the Chinese contemporary art market, one of the high degree of concern by young conceptual artist. The past 10 years, Liu's pieces of art exhibited in well-known art institutions, has won several international awards Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) Best Artist Award, Martell Artists like.
Like many artists, Liu Wei's studio is divided into several rooms, were used to office, reception, storage and manufacturing. Studio lot, very comfortable sofa seating, fridge cola can easily take. However, the office staff and workers to work in an orderly manner, when the saturation of this order was to a certain extent, they face began to blur together. In contrast, Liu is undoubtedly an impressive person. His bald, bespectacled, casual conversation, you hear every word like aimless and actually implied meaning; sitting across from you is a very real, careless Beijing man child.