Opening - He Jian @ Art Seasons Singapore

Disguised History: The Paintings of He Jian,' is opening Saturday with 15 new paintings on show. This Chinese artist is known for his revival of traditional Chinese murals style using techniques and imageries of 14th century Taoist murals, and overlaying them with with everyday trivia, like mobile phones and laptops. In Tattoo No. 3 (photo), the deity-like men with fading dragong tattoo sing karaoke and drinks out of beer bottles . By expressing a mundane moment, such as a drunken karaoke night, with different periodic references, He Jian shows the paradoxical coexistence of vanishing traditions and today's consumer culture.