Peter Wu-

"It's Hard For Thee To Kick Against The Pricks" Abstract Great Wall of China 21st Century



Oil, Canvas


Large abstract oil paining of the Great Wall of China by Peter Wu that incorporates white, blue, pink, and grey. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist on the front and back of the canvas. Currently displayed floating in a neutral white and silver frame.

Artist Biography

Peter Wu has been engaged in artistic creation for more than 30 years. He has held solo and group art shows around the world and many of his art works have been collected by collectors in different countries. Especially in 2003, when his artwork was collected by the municipal government of Lille Mons of France. The style of Mr. Wu’s works is lyrical and poetic. His works have shown solid foundation of traditional painting skills. At the same time, the background of oriental culture has deeply influenced the form and style of his works. He skillfully uses the rules of oriental composition in his works. Elements of eastern and western aesthetics can be found in his elegant and colorful abstract paintings and some of his figurative works. The perfect combination of light, texture, and sense of volume, which are the basic aesthetic demands of visual art, has provided the viewers with pleasant artistic enjoyment, and also enable viewers to explore the meaning of living and life. During the past decades, Mr. Wu has explored and experimented different artistic styles that evolved gradually from the traditional western art. As you can see from his art works, he is an artist that can do different styles. He has a good performance in all fields of fine art. In other words, he has a perfect artistic control over various styles and materials in art. Mr. Wu has received many honors during years of artistic practice. In 2003, due to his excellent performance in the Sino-French Cultural Year, Mr. Wu was awarded the Medal of Honor France-China (Medaille D`Honneur France-Chine ) by the Association D`Echanges Artistiques Universels, and was invited to become the honorary member of the Association of the Universal Artist Exchange (Association D`Echanges Artistiques Universels) in France. After coming to the United States in 2016, his art activities is concentrated in the USA. In recent years, he has been actively participating in various art events in different states of the United States. For example, as one of the seven invited Chinese artists, Mr. Wu attended the Art Show on Contemporary Chinese Christian Art hosted by Fuller Theological Seminary in Los Angeles. In 2019, he attended the biennale seminar and art show of the American Christian Art Exhibition hosted by CIVA. In 2017, he participated in the 70 th Houston Street Painting Festival, which was covered by China's most influential media - Xinhua News Agency. Mr. Peter Wu is an artist who has formed his own style and has profound insight into art. 简历 Peter Wu 是一位从事艺术创作超过三十年的艺术家,在世界各地举办个人展览和联合展 览多次,并且他的作品被多国的收藏家收藏,特别是在2003年,他的作品被法国的 里尔 蒙斯市政府收藏。 他的作品风格是抒情和诗意的,他的传统绘画功底扎实 深厚,同时,东方文化的背景深 深影响了他作品形式样式,在他的作品中,精到的运用了东方式构图法则,色彩优雅的抽 象画和一些具象的作品,都有东西方审美观点的要素,完美的结合了光感,质感,量感等 视觉艺术的审美需求,是让人能够既有赏心悦目的艺术享受,又可以对生活 生命有思考的 有力的作品。 他在几十年的创作中,探索 尝试了许多风格的作品,是由西式传统逐渐演变而来的,看 他作品的全貌会发现,他是可以画多重艺术风格的艺术家,在各种绘画的领域中,他有着 出色的表现,他能够轻松完美的驾驭各种风格 材料的艺术手段。 在多年的艺术活动中,他获得了许多的荣誉,2003年,因为在中法文化年中的优异表现 ,被法国里尔市 法国国际艺术交流协会授予 法兰西共和国勋章,同时被邀请成为法国国 际艺术交流协会第一批荣誉会员。 2016年来到美国后,他的艺术活动就集中在美国,这几年,他活跃在美国各个地区参加 多个艺术活动,如在2019年在LA富勒神学院举办的中国基督徒艺术家代表展(仅邀请中国 代表艺术家七位),2019年CIVA举办的、两年一届的全美基督徒艺术家展览暨艺术研讨会 ,2017年休斯顿有70年传统的街画节,这个活动中被中国最有影响力的新闻媒体 新华社所 报道。 他是一位在艺术中,已经形成个人风格,对艺术有深刻见解的艺术家


H 62.5 in. x W 50.5 in. x D 2.25 in.