Wang Zhi Wu is well-known by personifying animals in paintings. Wang’s animals have cartoon-liked shapes and they create adorable and lovely images in his paintings. Their images mix with different animals’ appearances. Every protagonist in his paintings is not simply an animal but mostly is from his imagination.
For Wang, illustrating actual outlooking of animals are not main theme in his paintings. Those animals represent a symbol of freedom, innocent or simple life. Cartoon style creates an imaginary phenomenon to look back our genuine happiness that we have had in our childhood. He attempts to express spirits beyond reality to capture life in its purest form without giving into exaggeration or excessiveness. His works of art encourages people to start their own journey of optimism and self-discovery.