View In Room

Zoom

Share

More works by Min Yiyao

Min Yiyao
生命3

Oil on Canvas
150 x 120cm

This piece will be rolled up and shipped to you free of charge using DHL.

Buy USD6,200.00

Add To Cart

The technique that Min Yiyao uses in his works attracts his viewers more than the image itself. They seem to draw on certain elements of fauvism in an attempt to move beyond a mere impressionistic view. Fauvism emphasizes on painterly qualities and strong colour over the representational and realistic values retained by Impressionism. This is even more interesting on portraiture works such as Min's. It is indeed intriguing to see that Min's technique is the primary focus in his works; though his works themselves are indefinitely impressive. However, it questions whether this is a deliberate attempt by the artist to employ a different language of artistic communication. With seemingly wild brushstrokes, he manages to capture light and depth. The random strokes' play on the canvas unwittingly forming an image that thought did not prior define. He limits himself to a palette of colours that are exceedingly dreary, but which consequentially, serves to highlight this exact use.

Need help or advice?

At any point should you require help or advice, please contact us on +65 6250 1901.
Alternatively, you may email your queries to info@odetoart.com.

  • +Artist Bio

    Born in Xi'an, Shanxi Province and graduating from Xi'an Fine Art Academy. Min Yiyao's figurative works have been featured in major exhibitions in China, with solo and group exhibitions spanning Beijing, Xiamen, Shanghai, Nanjing, Taipei, Belgium, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Singapore. In Min's works, the language of his technique draws the viewer in rather that the image itself. He alludes to fauvist influences and a tinge of surrealism. The artist fascinates the viewer with a reversal of the norms expected of a portraiture piece. 
    Read More

  • +Exhibitions

    2007
    Taipei International Art Exposition, Taiwan
    Shoreman Art International, Neijing, China

    2006
    Art Beijing 2006, Beijing, China    
    "Unreal East", Belgium
    "Dialogue - China" United Kingdom    
    "Deep-In-Space - Contemporary Art", Beijing, China
     
    2005
    "Deep-In-Space", Xiamen, China

    2004
    "Irrationality", Contemporary Art Exposition, Xiamen, China

    2003
    "Eclecticism", Shanghai, China

    2002
    "Images Coordinates", Xi'An, China        
    Rafts of Medusa, Vancouver, Canada

    2001
    "Close To You And Me", Xi'An, China        
    "Exchange Sights", Australia

    2000
    "Excursion Focus", Xi'An, China


  • +Publications

Free shipping worldwide

We ship using DHL.
Estimated delivery time to United States is up to 4 weeks. Please be advised that taxes may be imposed at the country of destination. More info