Zihan Liang
Chicago, Illinois

Zihan Liang is currently pursuing her degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a student, she has experienced a shift in her approach to painting, migrating from a representational style to a more abstract, conceptual frame of mind. Inspired by what she examines and experiences within her metropolitan surroundings, Zihan’s work is a combination of architectural subject matter and an abstract expressionist style. The energetic brushwork, color, and sense of discovery provide a strong sense of emotion in the work. The paintings have a raw enthusiasm combined with a sense of conflict that only a young artist’s work can channel. They capture the critical, defining point of transformation in an artist’s oeuvre, in the midst of experimentation and search for one’s aesthetic individuality. Zihan starts a painting by depicting a place that is significant to her, and then relies on her her memory and intuition to capture an atmospheric quality. As she puts it, “these spaces, forms and objects do not stand purely on their own, but are coated by my judgments.”
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Before July
24" x 36" , oil painting
$925

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Peach Pit
22" x 32" , oil painting
$825

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Broken Wisteria
22" x 28" , oil painting
$800


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Discover Original Art by Zihan Liang | Call Me After Nightfall oil painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery

Call Me After Nightfall
24" x 30" , oil painting
$800

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Discover Original Art by Zihan Liang | Two Inches Above Ground_01 oil painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery

Two Inches Above Ground_01
16" x 20" , oil painting
$425

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Plumrain_02
24" x 24" , oil painting
$475


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Arpeggio
24" x 24" , oil painting
$575

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Steam and Red
24" x 24" , oil painting
$575

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Entry_01
16" x 20" , oil painting
$375


Eve
24" x 48" , oil painting
$1,125

Untitled
18" x 21" , oil painting
$425

Sip_02
24" x 24" , oil painting
$500


Slightly Open
36" x 53" , mixed media artwork
$875

Dressed
40" x 30" , oil painting
$1,150

Sip
38" x 54" , oil painting
$2,475


6 am._03
36" x 48" , oil painting
$1,775

6 am._02
40" x 60" , oil painting
$2,975

6 am._01
36" x 60" , oil painting
$2,950


Plum Rain
40" x 60" , oil painting
$2,975

West, Facing South
36" x 28" , oil painting
$850

Chromatic Swing_01
30" x 52" , oil painting
$2,275


Chromatic Swing_04
16" x 64" , oil painting
$1,550

Chromatic Swing_03
16" x 64" , oil painting
$1,550


Tiptoe
35" x 52" , oil painting
$2,300

Entry_02
16" x 20" , oil painting
$375

Chromatic Swing_02
40" x 34" , oil painting
$1,275

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