Shark Fin, Shark Fin
180×300 cm
Acrylic and mineral color on canvas
The painting, characterised by a conceptual artistic approach, reveals the image of shark who has become a victim of human greed. Wu Mingzhong adopts his distinctive style characterized by the representation of glass- like elements in the pictorial composition: the shark’s fins are depicted in red and they appear as if they are made of glass. The weakness of the shark and the violence of human greed are intertwined together.
The Chinese painter Wu Mingzhong was born in 1963 in Hebei Province. He graduated from the Hebei Normal University and has had several gallery and museum exhibitions in China and abroad. Previously, Wu Mingzhong has exhibited in Korea and the US. His artworks have been presented in collective and solo exhibitions in China and internationally.
Aileron - Beli - Monaco 2014