Liu Ruo Wang
Born in 1977 in Shaanxi province, Liu Ruo Wang is a Chinese artist based in Beijing. After completing his graduation program study in CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine Arts) in 2005, Liu Ruo Wang received recognition from many institutions and his works were then represented in private, public and corporate collections around the world.
His works are deeply rooted in Chinese cultural and historical context; remarkable works by the artist are The East is Red, People Series, Melody, Wolves Coming and Original Sin. His works include sculptures and paintings. One of his sculpture installations, Wolves Coming, shown in Beijing’s 798 Art District, is regarded as the landmark of the Art District and was later moved to New Zealand Queenstown, a tourist attraction where the film The Lord of the Rings was filmed, as part of Sir Michael Hill’s private collection in 2012. In 2011 and 2012, his works were shown in the National Museum of China, China National Art Museum, and other museums throughout China. In 2013, his works were exhibited at the South Korean Parliament for the purpose cultural exchange.