The Art of Chunoiserie
Artist Chris Chun is known for his work in contemporary chinoiserie, a distinctly modern twist on traditional Chinese art that combines vibrant colour and pattern with his love of nature and the environment. Flowers, plants, and animals are popular themes in Chris Chun’s artworks. Following on in the tradition of Chinese Art, where depictions of the natural world can be found nearly everywhere in the decorative arts, clothing, and personal adornments. But beyond being purely decorative, these images often carry meanings drawn from history, poetry, and cultural memory.