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“Study for Figures” by Zhang Yunyao

"Study for Figures" by Zhang Yunyao

Artist: Zhang Yunyao (China)
Title: Study for Figures
Exhibition view at: 16th Lyon Biennale, 2022
Year: 2022

Through the use of non-traditional painting media and surfaces, Zhang Yunyao explores the temporal nature of painting, as well as the instability and intersections of historical and personal memory. Taking as his subjects biblical, classical, and mythological scenes immortalized by the master sculptors and painters of antiquity, Zhang renders his tableaux with hallucinatory precision, using notoriously unpredictable materials such as graphite and pastel on felt, which itself is unabsorbtive and prone to pilling…
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