If you missed our account on Xue Wang and Lowbrow here’s the detail.
‘Coco de Mer’ by Xue Wang – Original Oil on Board Xue Wang, born in 1980, the year of the mischievous monkey Wang grew up in Northern China before coming to the UK to do an MA and finally setting up her studio in London. Xue Wang gets much of her inspiration from childhood paraphernalia: Dolls, toys, stage sets and compliments them with the cultural heritage of Victorian, Vintage Fashion and pin-up imagery. Her overall artistic style and finished pieces visually represent the Lowbrow Movement to a tee. So what is “Lowbrow”? What does it aim to achieve and how did it come about? Hopefully we can answer some of these questions for you.
So how did low brow come about? The term “lowbrow” art came about in 1979 when after many attempts the artist Robert Williams finally received news that a publisher was willing to produce a book containing…
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