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Statement

Amy Lin is an artist whose distinctive, vibrant and ambitious drawings masterfully balance precision and an elegant chaos. The works, in her own words, explore “cultural diffusion" and are inspired by a residency last year in Singapore and subsequent moves to Russia, the UK and DC

Press Release

Looking at “Dreamworlds”, this new body of work by Amy Lin for her third show in this gallery, I am reminded of the artist’s description of her own work as being “social” and as representing human beings, that the thousands of individual marks make up a community much the way, say, mushrooms develop from tiny spores. Lin’s statement: “The pieces evolved into being more about the interactions …

Looking at “Dreamworlds”, this new body of work by Amy Lin for her third show in this gallery, I am reminded of the artist’s description of her own work as being “social” and as representing human beings, that the thousands of individual marks make up a community much the way, say, mushrooms develop from tiny spores. Lin’s statement: “The pieces evolved into being more about the interactions between the cut-out portals and the societies. The latest pieces explore the idea of what is seen and what is hidden below the surface. Looking through the cut-out portals, much of the drawing can’t be …

Location

1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, US