JING DAILY Exclusive Interview: Young Chinese Artist, Mu Lei

Mu Lei's  Ambush , currently showing at Asian Art Piers

Mu Lei's Ambush, currently showing at Asian Art Piers

Recently, Jing Daily spoke with the young, Beijing-based painter Mu Lei (穆磊), whose works have steadily gained notoriety in China and elsewhere for their blend of dark, almost gothic sense of femininity and ’80s-influenced surrealism — what one critic called “the unlikely crossroads where Black Swan meets Galaga.” Last year, along with a group of other young Asian artists, Mu was invited to take part in the 54th Venice Biennale, and more recently, an exhibition of Mu Lei’s work was launched at New York’s Asian Art Piers. (Read more)