Singer and entertainer-turned visual artist Kuo Yen Fu was born in 1979 in Taiwan. He began his full-time painting career in 2015. Garnering international acclaim for his Suitcase series of paintings in an exhibition at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. Kuo is most frequently exhibited in Taiwan, and also had exhibitions in Los Angeles, Italy, Spain and elsewhere.
His life stories are the soul and inspiration behind his paintings. As a public figure, humanity and privacy intrigue him tremendously. His work “Luggage” is an artistic interpretation of his observations on human psychology. “I used to see suitcases at airports or hotel rooms. Then, I discovered the inside of a handbag reveals the owner’s personality, secrets and social status.”