Li Songsong (b. 1973, Beijing) graduated from the Subsidiary School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1992 before going on to receive his BFA in oil painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1996. After he graduated from the Subsidiary School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1992, he went on to receive his B.F.A in oil painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1996. He has since been the focus of many publications and international exhibitions. Li Songsong joined the Gallery in 2010. The artist currently lives and works in Beijing.
Tangibles outweigh any abstractions that might have been promised in Li Songsong’s latest solo Show “Abstract” at Pace Beijing. Li Songsong’s trademark style of painting, an impasto of creamy pigment layered upon canvas as well as his signature content, a single photographic source spliced into juxtaposed fields of colours and canvas in an inchoate reconstruction of the original image find in its final object an overwhelming physicality. The texture presents itself so wrought and thick making it
2009. Pace Beijing. Paperback
55 pages: 31 color illustrations; 9 ¾ X 9 ¾ inches