Poster The Road Not Taken Ch.2

Following the first chapter, Mind Set Art Center announces “The Road Not Taken Ch.2” to be held from 23 April through to 21 May 2016. 11 artists from China, Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Romania will participate in this exhibition. They are: Victor BALANON, Marina CRUZ, Patricia Perez EUSTAQUIO, Oana FARCAS , Ana Maria MICU, Shinji Ohmaki, Cătălin PETRIŞOR, Hanna PETTYJOHN, WU Yiming, YEE I-Lann, and YU Ji. The opening reception will take place from 4:00 pm on Saturday 23 April.

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.

as wrote by the poet Robert Lee Frost (1874 – 1963) in his famous poem The Road Not Taken, life could be full of ruggedness and loneliness, especially one that pursues art. WU Yiming’s ink painting Camouflage 3 depicts an imagery of the contemporary urban wood with outstanding brushworks and dripping. Light and shadow dance to poetic rhythm within a world composed of green, brown, grey and blank, where two trees could be made out from the camouflage pattern, resembling what we might be confronted with in the labyrinth of life.

Wu Yiming, Camourflage 3, 2014; Painting, 220x175cm

Wu Yiming, Camourflage 3, 2014; Painting, 220x175cm

Marina Cruz continues her exploration originated from old family dresses. In her recent painting, White Lines on Red Horizontals, details of a red dress are rendered exquisitely showing the textures of threads, folds, cuts and seams. Rich expression and feel of the fabric implicate the past stories and history, leading us to look back at the paths we have taken.

Marina Cruz, White Lines on Red Horizontals, 2015; painting

Marina Cruz, White Lines on Red Horizontals, 2015; painting

Unseen consciousness and hidden order beneath the presentation have always fascinated Cătălin Petrişor. Blended with scientific reason and poetic romanticism, Petrişor’s work emphasizes on the conversation between human and the nature. In this exhibition, he takes us into the world of thoughts and ideas where real and airy elements interlace with each other. Doubts, searching and reflection could lead us to new horizons and the ongoing Contemporary Art is like a wood where the whole picture is hard to grasp but possibilities are limitless, where we shall continue our pursuit of touching scenery and inspirations.

Ana Maria Micu, and splendour, always presenting...way, and it is the multiplicity, 2016; painting, 600x730cm

Ana Maria Micu, and splendour, always presenting…way, and it is the multiplicity, 2016; painting, 600x730cm

Apr, 2016

About the exhibition

Date: April 23 May 21, 2016

Opening: April 23, 2016, 16:00, Saturday

Venue: Mind Art Center

Courtesy of the artists and Mind Art Center, for further information please visit www.art-msac.com.

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