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New Tales of Magic is an enigmatic and powerful philosophical discourse about our existence in a world of constant change. Artist Chen Ping abstracts themes of time and place that have become constant powerful markers in the artist’s contemporary methodology. “城市鼠”系列是在这恒变的世界中,

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New Tales of Magic is an enigmatic and powerful philosophical discourse about our existence in a world of constant change. Artist Chen Ping abstracts themes of time and place that have become constant powerful markers in the artist’s contemporary methodology. Ping works in viscous oil paint developed from his knowledge and practice in traditional Chinese ink painting. His dynamic technique morphs …

New Tales of Magic is an enigmatic and powerful philosophical discourse about our existence in a world of constant change. Artist Chen Ping abstracts themes of time and place that have become constant powerful markers in the artist’s contemporary methodology. Ping works in viscous oil paint developed from his knowledge and practice in traditional Chinese ink painting. His dynamic technique morphs different ideas and historical themes, creating a new mythology.

At the forefront is a contemporary vision of an ancient storyteller—Aesop’s fable of the city and country mouse. For Ping, the city …