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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Like Alice
30" x 40" , oil painting
$1,200

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A Nap
12" x 12" , oil painting
$375

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Summer Date
22" x 30" , oil painting
$575


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Soot Soot
28" x 22" , oil painting
$525

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Composed
32" x 22" , oil painting
$650

Little Hands
30" x 24" , oil painting
$525


Blossom on April 10th
15.8" x 11.7" , oil painting
$375

Weeping Willow
11.7" x 15.8" , oil painting
$425

1003N.Rush_02
11.8" x 15.7" , oil painting
$425


Oleander
11.8" x 15.7" , oil painting
$375

Autumn Air
11.8" x 15.7" , oil painting
$375

1003N.Rush_01
15.7" x 11.8" , oil painting
$425


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Two Nights in a Roll
18" x 24" , oil painting
$525

Mani
24" x 18" , oil painting
$475

Ice Cream
24" x 24" , oil painting
$600


Cruel Moonlight
24" x 18" , oil painting
$475

Babysbreath
30" x 40" , oil painting
$1,000

Blind
24" x 18" , oil painting
$475


Broom, A Bunch
30" x 44" , oil painting
$1,175

Waltz and Teeth_07
30" x 24" , oil painting
$575

Waltz and Teeth_05
24" x 24" , oil painting
$500


Waltz and Teeth_04
24" x 24" , oil painting
$500

Waltz and Teeth_01
20" x 16" , oil painting
$425

A Flake from Fall
22" x 16" , oil painting
$525


A Letter from North
24" x 30" , oil painting
$775

Before July
24" x 36" , oil painting
$1,000

Two Inches Above Ground_01
16" x 20" , oil painting
$475


Plumrain_02
24" x 24" , oil painting
$550

Arpeggio
24" x 24" , oil painting
$650

Steam and Red
24" x 24" , oil painting
$650


Entry_01
16" x 20" , oil painting
$425

Eve
24" x 48" , oil painting
$1,225

Untitled
18" x 21" , oil painting
$475


Sip_02
24" x 24" , oil painting
$550

Sip
38" x 54" , oil painting
$2,550

6 am._03
36" x 48" , oil painting
$1,825


6 am._02
40" x 60" , oil painting
$3,050

6 am._01
36" x 60" , oil painting
$3,050

West, Facing South
36" x 28" , oil painting
$900


Chromatic Swing_01
30" x 52" , oil painting
$2,350

Chromatic Swing_04
16" x 64" , oil painting
$1,625


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

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

Entry_02
16" x 20" , oil painting
$375


Chromatic Swing_03
16" x 64" , oil painting
$1,625

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


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