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Xiaowei Chen

artist  |  Xiaowei Chen

Boston

scouted by Carmen Stolfi

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Xiaowei Chen's work includes video, drawing, and painting. She explores natural environments, natural disasters, human thought, and the interconnectivity between the three. Her current focus is large-scale drawings and paintings. "Human curiosities abound for things that are unobvious. I found myself in a constant state of searching for meanings of painting. It seems to me, if the subject of a picture reflects a thought the techniques that a painter uses ... Read more
Xiaowei Chen's work includes video, drawing, and painting. She explores natural environments, natural disasters, human thought, and the interconnectivity between the three. Her current focus is large-scale drawings and paintings.

"Human curiosities abound for things that are unobvious. I found myself in a constant state of searching for meanings of painting. It seems to me, if the subject of a picture reflects a thought the techniques that a painter uses reflect an approach.

Simple techniques executed with simple tools fit my thoughts and habits. The layering of my work is often a result of prolonged examination of an idea which gets modified and refined as layers are added with familiar tools. My aim is a final result that is immediately pure and complete with underlying complexity, whether it is figurative or abstract." Read less
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