Ji Dachun | the artist




The artist Ji Dachun
Born 1968, Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China.
Lives and works in Beijing.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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Roasted Donald
Through subversive wit, Ji Dachun addresses the complex relations between Eastern and Western. Usually working in graphite and acrylic wash on canvas, he infuses his paintings with grotesque humor and accident. His subject matter is the happenstance of everyday life reimagined in absurd collisions of form and context, as in the deadpan Mao, Stalin, Lenin, En, Marx (Rolls Royce), 2004, which shows world-Communist figures seated uncomfortably together in a vintage stretch-limo…
JI DACHUN was born in Nantong (Jiangsu Province) in 1968 and lives and works in Peking. In his paintings and drawings he combines Chinese tradition and western modernism to create an ironic, sometimes humorous, cocktail. On a white-primed background he carefully centres an object or figure, sometimes two objects or persons in a dialogue…
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