Shuyu Yin

Shuyu Yin, a native of Bazhou, Hebei, China was born in Xianghe, Hebei in 1974. He is currently a Tier One Artist, doctoral advisor, and director of the Art and Calligraphy Department of the Graduate School of the Chinese Painting Institute, China Academy of Arts. He is the host of the Art Observation column and a member of the Chinese Artists Association. He graduated from Hebei Light Industry School majoring in ceramic art in 1994. In 2000, he graduated from the Flower and Bird Painting Major of the Chinese Painting Department in China Academy of Art with a bachelor’s degree. In 2005, he graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts with a master’s degree. In 2011, he graduated from the Institute of Formative Arts of the Central Academy of Fine Arts with a doctorate.

Presented by Lipont Gallery and curated by scholar Wu Tiehan, the Observing the Growth of Life – Art by Shuyu Yin Exhibition will open on January 13, 2024. This exhibition will display over ten exquisite flower and bird ink-on-rice paper prints by Yin. The famous art critic Mr. Yongnian Xue commented: Shuyu Yin’s freehand flower and bird paintings are very good at expressing inner beauty. This kind of inner beauty is nothing more than two things: one is the touching poetic feeling of dialogue with nature, and the other is the tranquil and peaceful feelings rich in cultural accomplishment. His inheritance and development of the freehand tradition lies not only in the form of the brush and ink structure, but especially in the freehand concept and cultural spirit.

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