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Yuan Yuan 苑瑗

Born in 1984, Beijing, China

Lives and works in Beijing, China


Yuan Yuan creates paintings that are distinctly architectural yet highly emotive and expressive. The works, which depict grand interiors such as ballrooms with grandiose neo-classical features, as well as derelict corridors in forgotten apartment blocks, convey a palpable sense of nostalgia; the faded glory of bombastic construction or the peeling paint of once-brand new community housing projects. Inspired by Richard Long’s explorations, documentations and interventions of and within the natura...Read more