About Liu Wei - 关于刘韡

 

Liu Wei (b. 1972) lives and works in Beijing, where he was also born. He expresses himself in a variety of medias, such as paintings, sculptures and large installations. Liu is interested in everyday life in several ways, both in his use of materials and in terms of the content of the work. Architecture, the city and its infrastructure are recurring motifs. Liu explores the potential of the city by focusing on construction and deconstruction, decay, progress and transformation.

 

刘韡,生于1972年,现生活工作于北京,创作媒介多样,包括绘画、雕塑和大型装置。无论是材料的运用还是作品的内涵,都体现出刘韡对日常生活的关注。建筑,城市及其基础设施是其作品中反复出现的主题,刘韡通过关注城市的建设、解构、蜕变、进步和转型来探索城市潜在的力量