I’ve been seeing a graffiti tag appear with ever greater frequency over the past year and I wonder: who’s doing this? I found out and interviewed him. Hear his story and check out his artwork inside.
Chengdu’s antique bazaar reveals a society of starving artists and hucksters, antique buffs and collectors, scam artists and thieves and the occasional wandering nomad carving Tang poems onto Myanmar jadeite. This is a site not to miss in Chengdu.
“Fu” is an old friend and old school Chengdu local – somewhere north of 40 years old, and an encyclopedia of avant garde Chinese music and traditional Sichuan customs. He’s recently relocated his business, an art and music shop, to the Yulin neighborhood in Chengdu.