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  • Yi Guodong
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1981 Born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province

2004 Graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a bachelor's degree

2010 Graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a master's degree

Currently works and lives in Chengdu and Changsha


2010 Stark Reality - Yi Guodong Personal Exhibition Chantilly Art Center | Shanghai

2009 Yushi Tips - Oil Painting Eexhibition of Yi Guodong Doodle Street Gallery | Chongqing

2008 A Battle of Wits - Oil Painting Exhibition of Yi Guodong Sanshang Art | Shanghai

2007 Valentines Day - Oil Painting Exhibition of Yi Guodong Room with a view Gallery | Shanghai

Yi Guodong Oil Painting Exhibition Idlers Gallery | Shanghai


Yi Guodong: The " Travel Notes of Hong Zu" series of work originates from my reading of a book of travel notes by Xu Xiake over 400 years ago, which I have filtered through the lens of my own imagination. Xu Xiake's diary records scenic Chinese landscapes of the Ming D ynasty era, many of which have since experienced erosion by wind and rain, destruction by wars, and so forth,and now therefore look much different than he once described them. I try to restore their original look with an ultra realistic approach, while also adding a great deal of own imagination. My oil painting focus on visual perception, and I consider factors of plane vision that conform to visual rule s. My paintings also pay special attention to rendering small details. After finishing the overall image, I take my time to fill out the frame, therefore ensuring that the audience will find many interesting subtleties to