Li Zhuangping, 61 has displayed his album of paintings titled "Oriental Goddess and Mountain Ghost Series". The collection features a naked lady in fairy-like scenes with different animals. Zhuangping said the lady in his paintings is his daughter. He decided to have his daughter become his nude model after he noticed that she, 23 yr-old Li Qin matched the features of the goddess in the tales of Qu Yuan's "Mountain Ghost" and Guo Moruo's "Mountain Wu's Goddess".


It is Li Zhuangping's hope to paint the harmony between the creatures in this world. His nude artworks are considered bizarre and unique, considering the fact that he's from China where censorship is really common as the community is still quite conservative.

[Channel News Asia]