In the early practice, Lu used to create an art work everyday continuously in 100 day. The sensitive observation to commonplace objects has become the most personal characteristic of Lu’s art. In the viewers’ angle, it seems that his practice is always covered by confusing mist. Whatever we encounter in daily life can be translated into his art objects. There is no denying that it does be the very essential core of Lu’s art concept. Artist fixes the gap between art and being, enlarging the content of art and uncovering the meaning hidden behind surviving.


In this exhibition, the artist shows his recent creations as a whole. By meticulously perceiving the existences that are easily overlooked, the artist attempts to establish, between the banal conception and the concrete reality, a detailed yet subtle and reasonable yet absurd correspondence.


In a work named Temperature, Lu warms a part of a desk which is seen as the final outcome of his work, fleeting and invisible. In another work The Moon in My Room, Lu illuminates the room by a man-made moon shown in PC screen. Besides, Drift Away demonstrates a scene that the golden pigment being sprayed in the field under sunlight. In those cases, we can grasp the purpose and interest which Lu indulges in: playing with the ambiguity on the edge of metaphysical concept and realistic existence. We can comprehend this clue more clearly in other work named Lie, a final vision combines the authentic flowers and fruits with faked ones. Here, Lu discusses the paradox of abstract concepts and concrete objects. Usually, a set concept comes up in our mind rather than a specific object when we hear the word “apple”. A man-made one is fake but real in the concept; a nature one is real but in paradoxical way.


Going through his continuous translation and echo, artist is managing to achieve a deeper understand of material objects. In fact, it is the path leading us to confront ourselves, to reach the ultimate state of art.

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