the intelligence of things

Bing Han

Bing Han, Mirror, 2013, oil on canvas, 50x56 inches

I have always been fascinated by the idea of taking a singular imagery out of its original context and translate it into a painting. I use painting as a medium to express my visual expression to my daily imagery consumption. I am interested in domestic space and the domestic objects, like wallpapers, curtains, and the spatial dynamic of an enclosed space---an abstract space that is constructed by furniture, walls, doors, columns, and windows. I use these elements to construct an out-dated, but not necessarily obsolete space. The representational elements could be a measured perspectival space; a profound opening of a stage/living room, the fluidity of a dreamscape, or it could be a statement of a sensation, an emotion, a mood. They are like containers of others memories, of any non-specific or confusing moments of the past.

Bing Han, Curtain1, 2012, oil on canvas, 56x56 inches

Bing Han, Untitled 1, 2013, oil on canvas, 40x60 inches

Bing Han, Mirror, 2013, oil on canvas, 50x56 inches

Bing Han, Mirror, 2013, oil on canvas, 50x56 inches

Bing Han (born in 1986,China), is a graduate MFA candidate at Parsons the New School for Design in May 2013. She has received numerous awards including the Research of Contemporary Oil Paintings award as the youngest artist to be selected by the China National Art Museum, as well as the Outstanding Creation Award of CAFA Excellent in 2011. In 2012, she was featured in Harper’s magazine and selected by Diane von Furstenberg for her Yearbook. In 2013 she was selected as one of the finalists in ArtCycle Discovers Prize by Gallery Brooklyn.

http://www.binghanart.com