International Særpris / International Special Prize 2017

Den flygtige ungdom

Liu Jinquan 刘 金泉 (1989)

Kina / China

Den flygtige ungdom / Passage of Youth

Olie på lærred / Oil on canvas

110 x 110 cm

Liu Jinquan was born in Qingdao, a big coastal city of the Shandong Province, East China. He graduated from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 2012, specialized in realistic oil painting. As a freelance artist, he now lives and works in Beijing. The rapid development of modern society greatly affects and changes our lives. The loss of tradition and the perplexity of values make the young generation feel confused. The work demonstrates their great anxiety and the desire to restore their dreams and ideals.