The cover of the upcoming April 2020 issue of Taiwan’s Crown Magazine features Xue Song’s 2018 painting, Return Peacefully After Success – Poetry by Feng Zikai. The theme of the mixed media painting represents the Chinese ideal of retreating into a simple and quiet life in old age, after busy life of success. Through collage, Xue Song juxtaposes images of high culture and material excess with simple traditional Chinese landscapes. The article also features Xue’s Seven Color Landscape, which transforms traditional scenes of nature with strong commercial and modern colors and symbols.
In contemporary art magazine ArtReview‘s coverage of the upcoming Art Taipei 2021 art fair, Xue Song’s mixed-media collage New Heights was prominently featured as both the article’s cover and content image.
Xue Song, New Heights, 2020 © Xue Song
The cover of Robb Report Lifestyle China’s October 2019 edition features a collaboration between Chopard’s new sport-chic timepiece, Alpine Eagle, and artist Xue Song’s eponymously titled painting.
Xue Song with Alpine Eagle © Robb Report. Photo: Courtesy of Xue Song
On June 2, Porsche’s first electric sports car, the Taycan, was officially released in Shanghai, in collaboration with the Chinese contemporary artist Xue Song.
Porsche Taycan 2019 © Porsche