Ren Zhenyu: You Are My Imagination
Time Out says
Contemporary Chinese artist Ren Zhenyu creates colourful portraits of famous figures including Mao Zedong, Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin.
Contemporary Chinese artist Ren Zhenyu paints portraits of iconic figures in history. Depicting political figures like Mao Zedong and Che Guevara as well as cultural icons like Andy Warhol and Charlie Chaplin, Ren uses an unrefined technique with a palette knife to create lively colour collages. These paintings are his way to express his attitude towards politics, faith and romance.