Overview

Internationally Recoganized Chinese Acedemic Oil Painter

 

Contemporary Ink Experimentation Artist

• LI Guofang, as an expatriated artist in Europe, has gained international fame on Chinese acedemic figurative oil painting since early 2000s.

 

• Since the last few years, he returned to China and became one of the impressive contempoary ink painter experimenting various new forms, colors, and expressions to embrace Expressionism, Abstract and Conceptual art,  while retaining a foothold on the traditional subject matter and his continous thoughts across the globe. The artist is able to internalize broad social and cultural issues in his works and he created an unique contemporary ink art style of his own through his engagement with the domestic and global spheres. At the same time, his works are full of the flowing lines and charm of poetry from the East, and the vivid and powerful appeal from the West.

 

• Both classical and contemporary arts of LI Guofang are very popular and constantly exhibting in Amsterdam, Brussels, Berlin, New York, Miami, Shanghai and Beijing. His work is mainly collecting by musems, art foundations and art charity organizations especially in Holland, France, Swiztherland, Germany, USA and China.

 

Li guofang gold abstract ink painting

 

 

 

Biography

Expatriate Artist Established Success in the USA, Germany & Holland

 

Returned to Shanghai for Exploring New Chinese Art

Born in 1961 in China

 

1987:  Bachelor degree of Oil Painting, Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, China
2000: Postgraduate degree, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, China
2004: Invited scholar visitor for the research of “Oriental Aesthetics and Modern Reconstruction of Painting”, in the Central Academy of Fine Arts and Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy
2006: Being representative artist in a gallery in Berlin,  Germany
2009: Living and being representative artist a gallery in Amsterdam, Holland

2009- 2017: Exhibitions in Art Fairs, galleries expositions and art events around Europe

2017:  Returned to Shanghai, opened own art studio in M50.  He is also an active art curator organizing national exhibitions and art cultural events of well-known Chinese artists in China 

 

• Until today: A dozens of international galleries in the USA, Europe adn Asia constantly represent his artworks for gallery exhibitions and art fairs, in main cities like New York, Miami, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Brussels, Shanghai, Beijing etc.

 

• Art Thema HéYī is the exclusive gallery in Belgium representing permanently.

Our major exhibitions in 2021:

2021: "Blooming" group exhibition, Art Thema Héyī Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2021: Art Up Lille, Lille, France

2021: "Timeless", group exhibition, Art Thema Héyī Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2021: "Art Exhibition for the Hommage of René Julien", Ramatuelle, France

and to be continued,...

Works