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RootsBy Chinyee

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US$ 5,200



Watercolor Paint, Watercolor on paper

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Dimensions: 77cm (H) x 60cm (W) / 30.3" (H) x 23.6" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Painting to me is a process of discovering, shaping and reshaping my inner being.
I work spontaneously - starting with a line or a dot, similar to Chinese calligraphy, from left to right. Then I let the drama begin to develop among the colours and brush work under my subconscious control. I seek my work with rhythm, harmony among conflicts, lines with energy and even surprises.
I chose to do abstract painting and it is still the best form of my expression.
I found that the charm of abstract painting is visually they are vague, uncertain. The language utters energetic rhythm, subconscious cries and subtle poems.


Artist Profile

Born: 1929
Hometown: Nanjing, China
Based in: New Jersey

Chinyee is a first-generation Chinese-American artist who associates herself with the New York School of Abstract Expressionism. Born in 1929 in Nanjing, her early childhood was clouded by the onset of the Sino-Japanese War. She began her formal education at Nankai Secondary School in Chongqing. Then in 1947, she was …


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