Mao Yan 毛焰

Chinese, born 1968

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Mao Yan 毛焰

Chinese, born 1968

1,233 followers

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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