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無極, (“Wuji”) is a series of paintings that celebrate the limitless promise of human migration; a reminder that like forces of nature, people have always found ways to transcend boundaries and bridge cross-cultural divides.

Press Release

Cindy Shih often uses nature as metaphor, using an Italian fresco-inspired technique combined with Chinese brush painting. Her early interest in Philosophy and training in Chinese calligraphy led her to exploring the language and styles of traditional Chinese literati painting.

The process informs the narrative as it starts with many thin, burnished layers of Venetian plaster, constructing a …

Cindy Shih often uses nature as metaphor, using an Italian fresco-inspired technique combined with Chinese brush painting. Her early interest in Philosophy and training in Chinese calligraphy led her to exploring the language and styles of traditional Chinese literati painting.

The process informs the narrative as it starts with many thin, burnished layers of Venetian plaster, constructing a textured, abstracted terrain. Sumi ink and various pigments are then mixed in, settling into the crevices and cracks as the imagery is formed. In the process, both traditions of western-style fresco and …

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Abend Gallery
Denver

Location

1261 Delaware
Suite 2
Denver, CO, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 12pm–6pm