L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Shen Wei, photographer - images from the series "I Miss You Already"

Self-portrait (Lotus), 2012.

Shen Wei - born in Shanghai in 1977, now resident in New York - is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships. His work is shown internationally and is included in the permanent collections of many prestigious museums. More of his photography, as well as recent video work, may be seen on his website.

The artist's statement on this series.

Self-portrait (Como), 2009.
Self-portrait (Earthly), 2012.
Self-portrait (Juniper), 2012.
Self-portrait (Tea), 2010.
Self-portrait (Listen), 2012.
Self-portrait (Past), 2010.
Self-portrait (Twin Tree), 2011.
Self-portrait (Accident), 2011.
Self-portrait (Open), 2012.
Self-portrait (Heat), 2011.
Self-portrait (Fruitful), 2009.
Self-portrait (Climb), 2010.
Self-portrait (Mid-Autumn), 2011.
Self-portrait (Yuki), 2013.
Self-Portrait (Toes), 2011.


  1. Wonderful work, truly. It doesn't hurt a bit that he's lovely.


  2. This Narcisus better not look at his reflection...
    Or is it just me, Stephen? Maybe I have not seen enough naked men to judge?
    He would obviously disagree with me about his looks.

    1. Oh, I think he's an attractive fellow. Chacun à son goût, as they say! : )