Biography | 履歷
C.N. LIEW has been described as the "CHANG JIE" of contemporary art world, he has created the "Surrealligraphy" and "Pop Calligraphy" based on the distinctive aesthetic concept. C.N. LIEW's works attracted attention of the art world. He received Cover-feature in leading art magazine in Asia. C.N was the youngest artist ever to have his works featured on the cover of ASIAN ART NEWS in its 20 years of establishment, C.N. LIEW was also named the Rising Artist of 2010 by "Contemporary Art News", a Chinese Contemporary Art Publication.
- Asia Newsweekly
13rd May 2012
Art's no-man's land is littered with the shattered reputations of artist whom success was ultimately impossible. For the young Malaysian painter, C.N. LIEW, however, the tougher the test of his talent and intellect, the greater his resolveto succeed to make "art that will be alive for generations: timeless." Given that LIEW makes art that is profoundly rooted within Chinese calligraphy and painting traditions, as well as philosophy and poetry, his success is all the more remarkable.
-Asia Art News
C.N. LIEW is the first Malaysian contemporary artist ever to be invited for the 2011 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR,the biggest art show event in Asia, where his latest art movement known as "CALLIGRAPHY EVOLUTION" was showcase among the big wigs such as Picasso, Andy Warhol and Zao Wuki. C.N's works truly embodies the "Three Perfection" of Chinese Art: Poetry, Calligraphy and Painting. He melds traditions with contemporary of East and West to reveal new traces in ink and brush. The National Visual Arts Gallery (NVAG) Malaysia wishes him all the best in his future undertakings. May he find greater success and continue to make Malaysia proud.
- Senikini, National Visual Arts Gallery
CN LIEW was the only and first Malaysian contemporary artist ever to be invited for the 2011 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR (also known as ART BASEL HONG KONG), the biggest art show event in Asia, where his latest art movement known as "CALLIGRAPHIC EVOLUTION".
CN LIEW also known for his creation of "SURREALLIGRAPHY", a fusion of Western surrealist art and calligraphy, garnered a special award at the 2005 1st Seoul Calligraphy Biennale by Korean President, Mr. Lee Myun Buck, the first ever such honor by a Malaysian.
CN works were entered into WORLD CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY and PAINTING RECORDS in 2000, endorsed by the Ministry of Culture of The People's Republic of China which organized by The Institute of Fine Arts of China, The Artists Association of China and The Calligrapher Association of China. In the year 2010, CN has been selected as '2010 THE FIRST NEXT SUPER STAR' of Contemporary Chinese Art by THE CONTEMPORARY ART NEWS MAGAZINE which published in Beijing, Shang-Hai, Taipei and HongKong.
As a representative artist of our Nation, CN LIEW was appointed by The Ministry of Information Communications and Culture Malaysia (MICCM) and the leaders of Chinese social to present his artwork which written as "ONE MALAYSIA" in Chinese characters to Malaysia Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Haji Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak during an International Conference in Genting Highlands, 9th September 2009.
CN works truly embody the "Three Perfection" of Chinese Art: Poetry, Calligraphy, and Painting. He melds traditions with contemporary to the East and West to reveal new traces of the ink and brush. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions as well as the Artist-in-Residence Programmes. He was also collaborating with contemporary dancers and orchestra to present performance art.
As an accomplished artist and scholar, CN also was selected by NOBEL LAUREATE Gao Xing Jian (1st Chinese ever yet to be honored for literary and cultural achievements category in Nobel), and yet appointed by ASIAWEEK ,NTV7and SAM(Singapore Art Museum) to interview Gao Xing Jian about his artistic journey.
CN has became the first and the only one artist to be given media coverage at the same time artistic achievement as well as 7 full pages full-coverage in the 2011 July/August issue which is the expert and pioneer media in Contemporary Art and Culture after CN's maiden exhibition in Hong Kong where he is regarded as one of the most talented artist ever in recent times. Since ASIAN ART NEWS established for last 20 years, CN is the youngest artist ever to grace cover page. He was also given extensive coverage by Malaysia local media ranging from THE STAR，SinChew Daily，NanYang Siang Pau Daily，China Press, ASTRO Awani, NTV7, and MALAYSIA TATLER, ICON,......
劉慶倫被喻為當代藝術的倉頡，曾在中國傳統的書畫基礎上獨創‘超現實書法’和‘波普書法’等美學概念鮮明的作品，引起中外藝術界矚目，一零年先後獲得兩岸三地版《當代藝術新聞》選為‘二零一零第一屆未來藝術大明星’，以及《Asian Art News》選為二十年來最年輕的封面人物。
- Asia Newsweekly 亞洲週刊 -
13rd May 2012
- Asia Art News 亞洲藝術新聞 -
- Senikini, National Visual Arts Gallery 當代藝術 馬來西亞國家畫廊 -