Details:

This painting draws the viewer's attention across a mosaic of associations—a psychological landscape where the grammar of dreams gets applied to everyday, banal circumstances. This composition employs a combination of painterly gestures that reference Chinese calligraphy, as well as digital modeling, which provides detail and logic to the imaginary objects.
Unframed
Signed and dated

① Artwork:

College Drive

This painting draws the viewer's attention across a mosaic of associations—a psychological landscape where the grammar of dreams gets applied to everyday, banal circumstances. This composition is part of a new series by the artist that focuses on moments that depart from reality. These works employ a combination of painterly gestures that reference Chinese calligraphy, as well as digital modeling, which provides detail and logic to the imaginary objects.

Jiang's paintings employ absurdist logic and deadpan humor to give form to the artist's fleeting reveries and sensations. The artist's work draws on strategies from magical realism and her experience of growing up among multiple cultures and languages. By honing in on the banal, Jiang explores the gray intersections between the scientific, the psychological and the magical.

Specs:

34 inches
34 inches

③ Artist:

Yifan Jiang

Yifan Jiang is a conceptually-driven, project-based artist who works across painting, animation, sculpture and performance. The artist’s paintings explore her experiences growing up in a world of multiple cultures and languages. Drawing on absurdist logic and deadpan humor, Jiang’s work hones in on the banal—examining the gray intersections between the scientific, the psychological and the magical.

Yifan Jiang:
College Drive, 2021
Oil on canvas
34.0 × 34.0 inches /