The Woodblock Prints of Chen Li: Reflections in a Blue Lake

Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Road, London
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This event ended on Saturday 24th of February 2018
Admission

Free

Location

Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Road, London

Nearest Stations

Goodge Street 0.07 miles

Website

http://www.katrinelevin.com

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A selling exhibition of rare contemporary woodblock prints from China's frontier Yunnan Province.

Chen Li (b. 1971) applies his unique vision and abundant originality to a rare reduction woodblock printing technique perfected in Yunnan.

The technique involves printing all of the colours from a single woodblock. Each step along the way destroys the previous one until the woodblock itself is destroyed.

Only a single edition can be printed this way and the process can never be repeated. The technique uses thick oil-based colours, creating relief-prints with a mesmerising texture.

Ranging from traditional Chinese landscapes, abstractions, whimsical Buddhas, and fantasy landscapes, Chen Li’s award-winning works are a song of line and colour.

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