May 18, 2016
The Detail in These Paintings by Leng Jun is Astounding (19 Photos)
Leng Jun (冷军) is an influential Chinese contemporary artist best known for his hyperrealistic paintings and drawings. Born in 1963 in Sichuan, Jun graduated from the fine arts department at the Hankou Branch of Wuhan Normal College in 1984 and currently lives and works in Beijing.
The artist is renowned for the incredible detail in his works which can only truly be appreciated up close or with a magnifying glass. In the paintings and close-ups below you can observe the incredible precision of his paintbrush, even capturing the shadow cast by a sweater’s thread on his subject’s skin.
For more, you can follow his thoughts and works on Facebook. You can also see more paintings on WideWalls and China Cool Art