Zhou Li

Zhou Li, 周力,《心原—蓝 之九》- Wind and Thunder No.9,2018 布面综合材料 - Mixed media on canvas, 180 x180 cm / 70.8 x 70.8 in

Zhou Li, Spring No.3 / 《春》之三 2020, Mixed media on canvas, 130 x 160 cm
51.2 x 63 in  
Zhou Li 
La Bleu J'adoré NO.10-Nature, 2020
Mixed media on canvas
200 x 300 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 in 
Zhou Li 
Spring No.2, 2020
Mixed media on canvas
250 x 600 cm / 98.4 x 236.2 in   
 
La Bleu J'adoré NO.6- People, 2019
Mixed media on canvas
200 x 300 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 in
Zhou Li 
La Bleu J'adoré NO.9-Nature, 2020
Mixed media on canvas
200 x 200 cm / 78.7 x 78.7 in 
Zhou Li 
La Bleu J'adoré NO.7-Nature, 2019
Mixed media on canvas
200 x 200 cm / 78.7 x 78.7 in

Zhou Li, Blue – No.2, 2018, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 200 cm / 78.7 x 78.7 in  

Zhou Li, White Shadow - Lines No.5, 2017, mixed media on canvas, 160 cm x 160 cm / 63 x 63 in

Zhou Li, Red No.3, 2017, mixed media on canvas, 200 cm x 300 cm, 78.7 x 118.1 in
 

Zhou Li, Lines, 2017, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 300 cm / 78.7 x 118.1 in

Zhou Li, Lines: Pink No 2, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 160 x 130 cm / 63 x 51.2 in  

Zhou Li, Lines: white shadows No.4, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 200 cm / 78.7 x 78.7 in

Zhou Li, Lines: white shadows No.3, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 200 cm / 78.7 x 78.7 in 

Zhou Li, Lines: pink No.1, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 160 x 130 cm / 63 x 51.2 in 

Zhou Li, The Ring of Life, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, September 9 - October 15, 2017

Zhou Li, Shadow of the Wind, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China, February 25 - June 4, 2017  

Zhou Li, Shadow of the Wind, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China, February 25 - June 4, 2017

Zhou Li, Shadow of the Wind, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China, February 25 - June 4, 2017

Zhou Li, Too Loud a Solitude, Hive Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, March 17 - April 17, 2016

b. 1969, Hunan, China

 

Zhou Li creates paintings, sculptures, installations and public art using mixed media, including oil paint, washes of ink, charcoal and cotton cloth. Her lyrical abstract paintings capture her acute sensory observations of the world: lightness and shadow, solidity and dissolution, the sense of being. Building upon the history of European painting and the central tenets of traditional Chinese art (Qiyun, or atmosphere; brush stroke; colour and structural arrangement), Zhou Li harnesses both traditions to develop a distinct painterly language. Her free-flowing charcoal lines intersect with circles of paint in a gauzy, gossamer palette; these delicate, layered forms appear to float in space and follow a complex compositional arrangement that extends beyond the surface of the painting. Her paintings looks towards nature as a starting point, particularly the mountainous terrains of Southern China, but are imbued with a sense of much more: every brush stroke on the canvas is driven by her persistent query and pursuit of being.

 

Zhou Li was born in 1969 in Hunan and lives and works in Shenzhen. Recent solo exhibitions include: The Ring of Life, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing and Shadow of the Wind, Yuz Museum, Shanghai (both 2017); World Inside Windows, National Art Museum of China, Beijing  and traveling to, HeXiangNing Art Museum, Shenzhen and Virginia Tech University, Gallery of University of Virginia, USA, (All 2001). Recent group exhibitions include: The clouded Peach Blossom Spring- Selected Works of Chinese Contemporary Artist as Exemplars, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, (2019); Too Loud a Solitude, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, china (both 2016), From West to East, 56th Venice Biennale, Italy (2015) and Catch, OCT Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China (2013).

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Park, Guangzhou & Hong Kong

Co-organised with Holly's Gallery

Park is an exhibition across two venues in Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Artists: Liam Gillick, Callum Innes, Merlin James, Liu Ke, Isabel Nolan, Sean Scully, Liliane Tomasko, Zhou Li