Slipping Into Morning Mist: Artist Qiu Shihua’s Dawn Light
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Renowned painter Qiu Shihua bright and enigmatic works draw the viewer into meditative states by virtue of their simplicity and the subtle textures.
Chinese landscape painter Qiu Shihua has garnered international appeal for his delicate and dynamic works that meditate on the boundaries between substance and emptiness.
Born in Sichuan Province in 1940, he graduated from the Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts in 1962, where he trained in both oil painting and Chinese traditional ink painting.
His landscapes are strongly influenced by the deserts and open pastures of northwest China, where he lived for over 20 years. Qiu currently lives and works in Beijing and Shenzhen.