Mr. Li, Xiu-shi is a famous Chinese artist in first grade of the nation, and he is the director of Chinese Artists Association; Mr. Li was graduated from China Academy of Fine Arts, his teacher was Mr. Dong, Xi-wen - vice president of Chinese Fine Arts Research Institute, planner of art activities for the 11th Asian Olympic Game of the year 1990.
"Mogu" series is a most new style of Mr. Li's works since 1994, and is being perfected. It has the following characters: it combines the "Lines", which is the main technique(structure) of traditional Chinese painting, with the colorful impressionist, which present the western oil painting, and this combination makes his works as Chinese oil painting with the charm of Chinese culture. An article titled "the vitality of Lines(dynamic lines)is coming into Chinese oil painting" was published in the Chinese authentic art magazine "The Art" in 15 pages including the cover page with detailed introduction. "The Art" also invited some famous Chinese art theoreticians and artists to view and evaluate his works, and they gave his works "Mogu" series a positive evaluation and definite place in the development of Chinese contemporary(modern) art.