Back Peng De’s The Preface to ‘Twelve Disciples’ West Journey To the West’, 1995

Deng Jianjin is the backbone of the Chinese neo-realism of oil painting. The figures in Deng Jianjin’s paintings are with obvious subjectivity. His various figures always open a pair of nervous eyes oppressing the audiences. His pictures without center or with plural centers have the explosive power on form.

----From Peng De’sThe Preface to‘Twelve Disciples’ West Journey To the West’,1995