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"Heart, No. 66" (2012) is a surreal and stunning portrait of a beautiful young woman whose cotton-candy pink hair is offset by her large grey curious eyes and impish facial features as she gazes outwards. 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 25.6 x 9.10 (65 x 23 cm) inches is unframed and in excellent condition.

Zeng Pu (B. 1982 Born: Xichang, Sichuan, China) is a rising star in Chinese Contemporary art, known for his stunning oil paintings from his already iconic "Heart" Series are based on the young people he meets in the art-scene, views on-line, or occupy his own thoughts and fantasies. He has already been the subject of an impressive roster of Museums including the Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai, China, The Macao Museum, The Nanjing Museum, and The Sichuan Art Museum amongst others. He 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. He currently lives and works in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. In 2011 his Heart Series paintings were part of theTouring Museum Exhibition that traveled to Changsha, Shenzhen and Shanghai, China and his solo exhibition.

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Provenance:
  • 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: 25.6 x 9.1 in. (65.02 x 23.11 cm.)
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