Yun-Fei Ji

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The Need to Transgress  
Yun-Fei Ji at James Cohan Gallery February 19th, 2010 - March 27th, 2010
Posted 3/15/10
Last year, the artist Yun Fei Ji came to meet with a group of young people I was working with at the Museum of Modern Art. He was rather shy and spoke matter-of-factly about the incredibly detailed and large painting the students were observing. His presence echoed his painting style — subdued but filled with incredibly colorful stories. Ji paints in a traditional Chinese painting style (specifically from the Song Dynasty that begun over a thousand years ago). Amazing to think that they can be... [more]