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Art Borderless: Live Portrait Painting by Leng Jun
Start Date: 10/16/2022Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 10/16/2022End Time: 6:00 PM
Event Description

Portrait Paintings by artist Leng Jun are considered the most realistic in the world. Now, the world-renowned Chinese Master of Hyperrealistic Portraits will hold a live demonstration and presentation of portrait sketching at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he will display his unique painting skills and style to the world. This event is hosted by the Rodin International Artists Foundation.

During this event, the famous Chinese artist will give a live painting demonstration of hyper-realistic painting techniques. The event will take place in Philadelphia, a famous historical and cultural city in the United States. Mr. Leng will paint for 9 hours from 9am until 6pm. Mr. Leng will complete an entire sketch portrait during the event, demonstrating his superb painting skills to the audience. The whole painting process will be open to the public free of charge. Art lovers are welcome to attend, especially art students and those interested in painting. This is a golden opportunity to learn from a master at close range.

Leng Jun is a Chinese contemporary artist best known for creating paintings and drawings so detailed that they are indistinguishable from photographs. Born in 1963 in Sichuan, the artist was influenced by the period of economic shift known as the "opening of China" that occurred while he was coming of age. Some of his best- known works include detailed oil paintings of women exhibiting incredible reality - down to the last wisp of hair. Leng Jun has also achieved tremendous commercial success, with one of his paintings selling for 270 million RMB, the highest auction price paid for a painting in China.

Host Institution:

Rodin International Artist Foundation, Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University

Supporting Institutions:

Drexel University, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University, William Paterson University, American Center for Chinese Students, Chinese Cultural Foundation, University of Pennsylvania Wharton China Summit , Sino America Youth Foundation.

leng jun painting portrait of woman
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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