YUAN YUAN (B.1973)
YUAN YUAN (B.1973)

Copper Door of Savings Society

Details
YUAN YUAN (B.1973)
Copper Door of Savings Society
signed in Chinese; dated '2009.6' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
189.3 x 144.5 cm. (74 1/2 x 56 7/8 in.)
Painted in 2009
Provenance
Private Collection, Asia

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Lot Essay

Yuan Yuan successfully merges his personal emotions with public consciousness through this work. He is apt at depicting the interior of closed spaces with dilute pigment in a layered manner. Browsing Yuan's works, some of the interior scenes reflect a sense of history or meanings embedded in local cultures, while others represent spaces for practical uses. Yuan introduces a photographic perspective into his paintings, rigorously revealing every subtle detail of the interior of buildings. For example, the walls flaked off or the carpet worn away creates a heavy nostalgic atmosphere, while the empty scene and the source of light imply a kind of temporality and a sense of reality which indicates the events that did occur.
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