Wentao Li is active/lives in China. Wentao Li is known for painting.
Biography Wentao Li
artist Li Wentao’s work is theatrical. It’s not just the way the artist
stages the lone character, a young, fragile woman, always barefoot,
always in some state of undress. Clearly something’s on her mind. It’s
the way we identify with her, just as we identify with, become invested
in, a play’s protagonist.
It’s easy to conflate the artist and subject.
The woman looks out a window, off to the side, at the viewer. We can’t
describe, much less identify, her expression. Pensive, wary, frightened?
Or does she share some quiet secret, some personal conspiracy? In any
event, she doesn’t wear her face-the
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