Autumn Salon Article and History of Hu Jundi
A very well composed article and history on Hu Jundi was published yesterday in the Autumn Salon yesterday on Hu Jundi that gives great insight on this artist.
They reached out to the artist to ask permission to publish this article based on the allure, depth and unique style of Master Hu Jundi.
Where to Find Hu Jundi Artwork
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There are excerpts from this article here, with a link to the complete article near the bottom.
ften depicting elegant and serene women in traditional Chinese dress, Hu Jundi’s subjects are composed in soft and subtle colors, held within an atmosphere of warmth and wetness that evokes the natural landscape of his native Sichuan. Appearing pure, gentle, and kind, they bear all the traits and virtues of the classical Chinese woman.
Such details are natural reflections of the world in which Hu works and lives… yet the source of their creative expression ultimately lies deeper within Hu himself—rather than using live models, he paints his characters directly from his own mind; searching for a poignant memory of someone in his life, and translating this inner vision onto the canvas.
This ability to capture the living energy of a moment –the essence of Chinese painting skill– combined with Hu’s deep knowledge of both Eastern and Western artistic traditions, is the culmination of the unique and compelling journey of an artist who has, in spite of the social and cultural pressures of the world around him, found a way to invoke and express an ineffable, almost mystical realm of beauty that lies beyond the limits of place and time. …