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Artist of the moment…….Sheng Qi




Sheng Qi is a modern contemporary artist renown for his work with political activism and figure. Sheng Qi was born in Anhui Province in the year 1965. Sheng Qi is a painter, performance artist, and photographer.

Sheng Qi had a fantastic collegiate career studying in some of the world’s best institutions for art. Qi attended the Central Academy of Art and Design located in Beijing. Qi also lived and work in Italy for a few years before earning a M.F.A. from the Central Saint Martin’s Academy of Art and Design located in London, England.

In this clip we view Sheng Qi’s first solo exhibition in London, England:

Qi’s often paints with acrylics on canvas.

Price range information: Most works priced between $5,000 and $40,000.

The artist is now based out of Beijing, China.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

Sheng Qi has a wonderful sense of design. The aspect of his artwork that I enjoy the most is his brush strokes.


Artist of the moment……Photographer Miles Aldridge

Miles Aldridge is world renown British photographer born in London, England in the year 1964. For his collegiate education Aldridge attended Central St. Martin’s College of Art where he studied illustration. For his photographs Aldridge enjoys shooting glamorous models, wearing lots of makeup, in fancy costumes and dress.

Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to $20,000.

His father was a well known graphics designer named Alan Aldridge.

Aldridge was influenced by phototgrapher Richard Avedon.

In this clip some works from the magazine Vogue:

At the beginning of his career Aldridge worked as a director of music videos.

Some magazines Aldridge has worked with include Vogue and the New York Times.

Aldridge is part of the collection of the National Portrait Gallery located in London, England.

In this clip from the Tate a brief bio about Miles Aldridge: