It Begins with Emotion...
… guiding lines, shapes and colours to find their rhythms, forms, meaning and purpose.
That visceral humanity we read into the human figure is so very evocative. It is in the way limbs twist and bend to find motion, or when muscles contract and expand in novel ways to animate so much meat. And we feel it, even just by looking, like a shock right down to our bones. I want to arrest that sensation in all its vitality – that sheer sense of living.
Yanqing lives and works in Singapore. She earned her BFA from LASALLE College of the Arts and currently mentors under Rebecca Leveille.
Her work explores identity as the most intimate parts of ourselves. She counts figurative and abstract masters among her primary influences, including Jenny Saville, Francis Bacon, David Hockney and Wu Guanzhong.