Yangyang Pan: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Good Day Escape, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
Good Day Escape, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches

In her latest solo show Down the Rabbit Hole, artist Yangyang Pan explores the conceptual path which is thought to lead to the true nature of reality. With her explosive, colorful and bright abstract paintings, she takes us through her Wonderland where, just like Alice, she’s not only trying to figure out Wonderland but also herself. By letting her imagination run wild, she translates this energy into the canvas. Driven by impulsion and following the steps of nature, Yanyang celebrates and highlights the contrast of the beauties and imperfections the world has to offer.

My favorite painting is Good Day Escape. The bold, fast strokes give the piece life and movement while the mixture of bright cool colors defines the territory. By overlapping paint, she gives the painting greater intensity and, when looked from afar, you can see the structure come together.

Last Fall, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
Last Fall, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches

The second painting I want to discuss is Last Fall. I am reminded how nature works in this one also. The complements between the colors mixed with odd shapes and how they are placed are key to the harmony of this painting. Even though it’s harsh and rough, it has a quiet melody when looked at from a distance. Yangyang also leaves a big void on the top right side of this painting in order to explore space.

Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

The show consists of twelve paintings which have a natural flow, contrast and balance. According to the artist, she explores conceptual ideas of memory, experience and emotion. The colors complement each other as the different organic textures and shapes work well together. These paintings are very festive and celebratory. They celebrate life, color and energy in a positive light. Let’s celebrate with Yangyang Pan as she takes us Down the Rabbit Hole!

 

Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

MAY 9 – JUNE 21, 2014

37 Popham Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Phone: 914-723-8738
Email: info@madelynjordonfineart.com

 

Article by Jamie Martinez

Photography provided by the Gallery and the Artist

A Dream Within a Dream, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
A Dream Within a Dream, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Yangyang: Down the Rabbit Hole at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Blooming Trees, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 48 inches
Blooming Trees, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 48 inches
Travelling Lights, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 48 inches
Travelling Lights, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 48 inches
Eye the Distant Hills, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
Eye the Distant Hills, 2014, oil, charcoal and pastel on linen, 30 x 46 inches
Jamie Martinez

Jamie Martinez

Jamie Martinez is the founder and publisher of ARTE FUSE art blog. Jamie is an artist that uses triangulation which is the formation of or division into triangles. His process involves constructing, deconstructing and fragmenting images, data, and information geometrically into triangulated segments whether it’s in painting, sculpture, video, AR/VR or conceptual work. Follow him @TRIANGULISM (instagram and twitter)

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