Friday, February 1, 2008

Leng Hong

Leng Hong
Born 1955

Oil on paper (also works on canvas)
(large works)
represented by High-Gallery Shanghai
Series of works based on ancient Chinese poems -
images of court ladies, interiors.
Use of copper oxide green and oxidish reds/caputmorts
creates a textured acrylic ground
veil-like turps washes allowed to drip.
Use of white wash to obscure drawing underneath.

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