NA WEI

Shark Being Squeezed
200 x 300 cm
Oil on Canvas
2015


Na Wei believes that the moment colour touches canvas a painting is created. This moment carries its own emotional significance. The artist likens squeezing paint out of a tube to birthing a child. In Wei’s art, squeezing is a significant metaphor. Man is constantly being squeezed by time, space and competition. Being squeezed is a life force.


BIO

Na Wei was born in 1982 in Liaoning Province and graduated in 2009 from the oil painting department of Lu Xun Fine Art Academy. Born in the one-child policy era of modern China, Na Wei applies his unique sense of observation and refined techniques to create visually stunning and reflective works.


Na Wei - shark Being Squeezed - beijing 2015