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Chinese Traditional Art On Feminine Paper Sculptures

Traditions and modernization have had their run ins time to time in the society. But this Chinese artist have found a way to present both in a hybrid manner. Meet Peng Wei, a Chinese artist behind this art work. She has presented traditional art in a modern way of presentation, more likely a feminine representation of the traditional Chinese art.

The canvas for the art of this artist is a sculpture of a female torso. This sculpture is made out of mainly paper and then cotton. The artist try to bring out the female perspective of those traditional art and their stories. She has chosen art that include stories like; ‘Paragons of Feminine Virtue’ and ‘Strange Tales from the Chinese Studio’. These stories from the past had more of a male perspective of stories as most of the traditional art and literature.

But she has created the female gaze of the art and its stories by painting it on a female torso sculpture. This is a remarkable form of art she practices. People all around the world admire her work since she has successfully got the the mark where she aimed to be. If you want to learn more about this modern artist, please follow the links mentioned below. Scroll down to see some of the amazing work done by this artist and do not forget to vote your favourite piece to the top. Also, leave your thoughts about this in the comments sections below!

More info & Photo courtesy: Peng Wei | Tina Keng Gallery


Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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