In his works, You Jin pursues a method of observation which melds together philosophical theories of both Eastern and Western thought. Collocating the perspective relationship between Chinese and Western painting as a means of dialogue and understanding of universal energies. His dynamic images thus reflect on our shared contemporary lives, affected by ongoing changes in circumstances, ideals and situations which often require a systematic update in self-reflection and expression. Applying elements of traditional Chinese culture and icons; from the scholarly writings of The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, to Taoism, Buddhism and the symbolic importance of bamboo and water.

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Exhibited Works

Transzendenz, 2021
Oil on canvas
150 x 200 cm | 59 x 78 3/4 in

Ruhe der Sanftheit, 2021
Oil on canvas, Acrylic, charcoal
80 x 100 cm | 31 1/2x 39 1/3 in

An€tman: das Nicht-Selbst, 2021
Oil on canvas, Acrylic, charcoal
80x60 cm | 31 1/2 x23 2/3 in

Das Tao ist im Ursprung leer, 2021
Oil on canvas, Acrylic, charcoal
100 x 80 cm | 39 1/3 x31 1/2 in

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