‘Stretching’ Oil on Canvas – Zhiwei Tu
Beautiful oil on canvas, ‘Stretching’ signed Zhiwei Tu and inscribed OPA (Oil Painters of America). Measures: 30″ x 39 3/4
Zhiwei Tu, also known as Tu Zhiwei or Tu Wei, is a contemporary Chinese painter known for his figurative and portrait paintings. He was born in 1964 in Jiangsu province, China, and studied art at the Nanjing Normal University before becoming a professor there. His works have been exhibited in China and internationally, including at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing and the Shanghai Art Museum. Tu’s style is characterized by a blend of traditional Chinese ink painting techniques and Western oil painting methods, with a focus on capturing the emotional and psychological states of his subjects.