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Chen Yu (Chinese, b.1965)
LOT ID: 79592
Warm Yellow, 2012

Oil, Acrylic, on canvas.
39.34 х 51.2 in. (99.92 x 130.05 cm.)
Signed, dated front right bottom.
Lot description
"Warm Yellow" (2012) is a dynamic and visually meditative abstract oil and acrylic on canvas painting by internationally acclaimed Chinese Contemporary artist Chen Yu (China, b. 1965). This painting belongs to the artists larger Series of monochromatic large scale paintings, measures 39.35 x 51.20 inches (100 x 130 cm) and is in excellent condition. "Warm Yellow" is one of the finest paintings by Chen to-date, and the only yellow and orange based painting from his Series to-date. This work conflates traditional Chinese ink brush painting with Action Painting and Abstraction. Chen pours and drips paint directly onto the canvas, shifting and moving the work, allowing the paint to create its own narrative. The result is a stunning painting filled with organic shapes, patterns and a celebratory and harmonious interactions of color.

Chen Yu was born in 1965 in Dongming Shandong Province, China. The artist graduated from Heze Normal School with a major in Fine Art, and also studied fresco painting at China Central College of Fine Art. Chen has participated in decades of gallery and museum exhibitions throughout Asia and Europe, including Shangbao Museum, China; the 798 Dafeng Gallery, China; 798 Red T space, China, as well as in Galleries in France, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands and the U.S.
Warm Yellow by Chen Yu
  • Warm Yellow by Chen Yu
  • Warm Yellow by Chen Yu
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