Mao Yan 毛焰
Chinese, born 1968
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Mao Yan 毛焰
Chinese, born 1968
1,225 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Talking on Paper,
Pace Gallery
2013
THE GARDEN OF DIVERSION,
Sifang Art Museum
ShanghART Summer Show,
ShanghART

Mao Yan’s luminous, soft-colored oil portraits place his sitters in quiet abstract settings, …

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Mao Yan’s luminous, soft-colored oil portraits place his sitters in quiet abstract settings, capturing them without any prominent emotion or expression and often only simple outlines for clothing. Mao attempts to use as few brushstrokes as possible in an effort to simplify form and capture an essence rather than a …

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