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Alleyway Restaurants

Laura (Yi Zhen) Chen
Ugallery 5345197421 UGallery

Acrylic painting on Stretched linen New

Finished white edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2022

20" h x 16" w x .75" d |0 lbs. 12 oz.

In stock $600

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Artist Laura (Yi Zhen) Chen depicts a charming alleyway in a small European town lined up with quaint restaurants. She paints the expressionist scene with bold tones of green, orange, and yellow. "These little gems frequented mostly by the residents are famous for using their local ingredients only," says Laura. Customers sit and dine outside the ancient city walls for a unique experience.

Laura (Yi Zhen) Chen

Cary, North Carolina

Laura begins the painting process by taking multiple photographs, which she then combines and sketches into one composition. She takes a spontaneous approach to color, and often finds that her final paintings are quite different than her original intentions. As such, her color palette is vibrant and at times unexpected. Laura’s artwork is executed with stylized modernism, featuring heavy outlines and dramatic shadows. Much of her subject matter is architectural. “I especially like historical buildings in my area,” says Laura. “I am fascinated by the geometric shapes of the old buildings, their varieties and repetitions, their dramatic color contrast. To me, their simple structures have personality and dignity.” Laura works best when her studio is clean and well organized, and finds inspiration in the “miles of good paintings” hanging in the world’s great museums.

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Laura (Yi Zhen) Chen 10/8/2018 | 4:09 PM

Hello P Free, Thank you for the posting and liking my paintings, which piece in particular do you like? Laura

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P Free style="color: #000000;"10/8/2018 | 2:53 PM

Or do you have any other collections elsewhere?

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P Free style="color: #000000;"10/8/2018 | 2:53 PM

but they prices are little beyond me. Would you have any flexibility on your prices?

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P Free style="color: #000000;"10/8/2018 | 2:52 PM

Hi Zhen. I REALLY love your paintings. I found you on this website by complete accident. I would love to buy one of your

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