Art represents the Zeitgeist. When it comes to China’s younger generations, contempo fashion illustrations reflect the spirit of the society as much as they do the actual pieces on the catwalk.
Performance art: "A type of theater entertainment in which the artist's personality and the way in which they create and develop their ideas form part of the show". Thank you, Cambridge Dictionary. Let us now go live to China.
Art and politics have always been intertwined; with politics being a quintessential source of inspiration for creative critique par excellence. There are eras in which the connection is more apparent than in others, yet in more recent years artists in China have been expressing their political opinions en masse.
A Chinese masquerade that runs from painted monkey mayhem on the stage to smokin' hot political smog outrage on the streets... Face masks and Chinese culture are inextricably linked.
Art is an integral in culture as it provides a deeper understanding of our emotions and self-awareness. Enter: China's underground artists.