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Cui Jie 崔洁

Born in 1983, Shanghai, China

Lives and works in Shanghai, China


Urban environments sit at the crux of Cui Jie’s practice. Her paintings and drawings depict specific buildings or sites, unlocking their historical, societal, and political resonance. Cui speaks of her interest in the overlap between collective and personal geographies of the city, with her paintings being a meeting point for these spatial experiences to collide. Often employing divergent painterly styles onto the same canvas, Cui’s works host a magnetic mix of precise architectural drawings, dr...Read more