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New Blood Art about Sylwia Kaden  
10/19/16 Posted 10/19/16

"Pastel shades and complementary hues are brought into play with loose circular forms in the paintings and drawings of Sylwia Kaden. The work explores the dynamics of shape and colour and is certainly testament to Man Ray’s theory, that the ‘creative force’ within painting must ‘reside materially in the colour and texture of pigment’ and in the ‘possibilities of form invention and organisation’. Kaden indeed explores the relationship of forms to one another an... [more]

Making and Framing Art in Shenyang and US  
2/3/14 Posted 2/3/14

This is my last post reporting my trip to Shenyang, China, in September 2013. Whenever I visited home, I would raid some art supply stores near the renown Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, and carry some loots home. Last year, I purchased some lovely colored graphite and charcoal sticks and I tried out with some still life and portrait drawings when I was still in China: As usual, I also brought some of my completed works home as gifts, if they are small enough to fit into my luggage. La... [more]

New Presentations of My Yearly Artworks  
6/12/13 Posted 7/8/13

For quite a while, I've been thinking of presenting my works in a more finished fashion, with all my works framed. However, it is a costly endeavor to frame all my works; and if a work is sold, the buyer might want to put a new frame to suit his or her own taste, so I settled with virtual framing. Working backwards, I started with current year and last years' outputs. For each work, I framed it with at least two kind frames and then chose one set of them to be incorporated into a long scroll, so a... [more]

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