Artwork > Metallic-leaf Garden series (season 1 to 3)

Xi Zhang Art, Painting, Artist, Chinese, Contemporary
MLGS03E100 Limbo, Acrylic on Canvas, 58 x 72 inches, 2017
2017

My recent series Metallic Leaf Garden explores the way individuals’ minds reshape their physical environment. Contemporary psychological theory allows that our consciousness, emotions, and subconscious can be akin to the “paint” that consistently colors our reality. My investigation incorporates a variety of individual psychological realms, depicting them in fictionalized surroundings that confuse the relationship between perception and reality. I utilize a mixture of expressionist/abstract aesthetics in a subtle, theatrical way to construct the characters’ environments, reflecting on their internal thoughts, struggles, personality, and/or problems.


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