Shanghai-based screen printing studio/artist duo IdleBeats has just released a series of limited edition silkscreen prints. The series consist of four individual hand-pulled posters paying tribute to four great poets: Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, Arther Rimbaud and Walt Whitman. IdleBeats was founded in 2009 by Nini Sum (China) and Gregor Koerting (Germany).
IdleBeats is known for their cross-culture but China-inspired artworks, their ability of wandering between a wide range of art mediums, as well as their non-stop exploration of new styles and the language of screen printing. The duo dedicates to bring soulful print art and the fresh Chinese look to the world, their prints have attracted collectors worldwide also gained attention from global medias such as BBC and CNN.
In addition to print making, Nini and Gregor also create illustrations, album covers, oil paintings, comic books, sculptures, and experimental work. They are often invited to crossover projects and live art performance, as well as exhibitions and art fairs across the world, the recent ones include Druck Berlin Festival and Art Print Asia Exhibition Sydney.