Discontinued App


The App contains photographs of all Shi Jinsong’s artworks since 2001, including those that have been shown for many times on international exhibitions ...

Discontinued App


The App contains photographs of all Shi Jinsong’s artworks since 2001, including those that have been shown for many times on international exhibitions and those been collected by notable artistic organizations and collectors. This App also contains reviews and interview articles from three critics and one by artist himself, in which Shi has made a vivid depiction of his artistic experience as well as featured interpretation of his own artistic creation and concept. This App presents photographs of Shi at his sole exhibition, at his studio as well as in life. Shi Jinsong's Artworks Show: - Shi Jinsong reinvents household furnishings as dangerous, threatening: lethal weapons lurking in every room. The idea for these deadly devices came from the birth of the artist’s daughter in 1999. Seeing other parents vie to outdo each other in baby chic, he concluded that social control did not end with Mao’s death—it also pervades the consumer revolution. In jockeying for status and style points, we become both torturers and victims, he says, “at once the designers and the designed”. - A characteristics always exists in Shi Jinsong’s works: the work itself is like a sharp stainless steel blade, with its apathetic attitude, cutting into the inside of the chaotic society. He casts himself as a member of the system that is hysterical, filled with desire, and absurd, and thus pushes absurdity to its extreme until the system collapses. Behind the absurdity of Shi Jinsong’s Baroque works, one can always vaguely hear some laughs. The laughs can easily penetrate the puzzle and illusion of our era. Another key of his works proves this point even more clearly. It is the post-modern application of traditional aesthetics, surfaced from the power of memories buried deep down, and it makes the transcendence of this era becoming true - It seduces the desire buried deep in one’s heart, the admiration of violence and aggressiveness, as well as the naïveté, transcendence and fear of bloodiness and death. App Features: - 402 photographs of artworks since 1980; - Full round Photographs, including artist in life, at studio and exhibition sites; as well as a 360°full view of Shi’s studio; - 20 super-size HD digital artworks regularly updated, containing Shi’s electronic signature; - Shi’s Biography, resume, reviews by critics and videos; - Sharing with friends the App or each piece of Shi’s work on Twitter, Facebook and Sina Microblog; - All artworks available for sale on Artdepot.cn. Notice: The App is operated in iOS 4 or higher edition operation system. The digital artworks require network supporting for super-sized HD photographs. Please keep connected to the network while downloading.


Technical specifications

Version: 1.0

Size: 100.3 MB


Price: 0,00 €

Developed by Artdepot Co., Ltd.

Day of release: 2012-07-3

Recommended age: 12+

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