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"Heart, No. 14" (2011) is a surreal and stunning portrait of a beautiful young woman wearing bunny ears that offset by her large smile, sparkling eyes and pretty facial features as she gazes outwards, wearing a vibrant green shirt. This exciting work is by emerging Chinese Contemporary artist Zeng Pu, and belongs to the ongoing 'Heart' series of small-scale figurative oil paintings. As is typical of Zeng's paintings from this Series, here he paints his subject against a white background, and at the very bottom of a long, scroll-like canvas, as if she is literally fading from view further transforming her into an apparition, as if from a dream or memory. This painting measures 21.70 x 8.75 inches (55 x 22 cm) inches is unframed and in excellent condition.

Zeng Pu (B. 1982 Born: Xichang, Sichuan, China) graduated in 2004 from the Chengdu Fine Art Academy of Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Sichuan, China with an Undergraduate Degree in Painting and in 2007 graduated from Chengdu Fine Art Academy of Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Sichuan, China with an Advanced Degree Oil Painting. Already a rising star in the Chinese Contemporary world, he has already been the subject of an impressive roster of Museum shows, including at The Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai, China, The Macao Museum, The Nanjing Museum, and The Sichuan Art Museum, among others. In 2011 his "Heart Series" of paintings were part of The Touring Museum Exhibition that traveled to Changsha, Shenzhen, Shanghai, China and the Beijing Expo to critical acclaim.

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Provenance:
  • The Studio of The Artist. Present Collection, China.
Exhibition:
2011: “Zeng Pu”. China International Gallery Expo (CIGE). Beijing, China. Solo exhibition
“New Stars Art Festival”•Touring Exhibition. Changsha, Shenzhen, Shanghai, China
“Getting Close to Artists”, Baiye Art Gallery, Chengdu, China.
“I Don't Have My Own Name”, Konggang 10 Art Space, Chengdu, China
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 21.7 x 8.75 in. (55.12 x 22.22 cm.)
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