A Blend of Cultures Through Art

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Artist Yang Qi has developed a unique artistic concept he calls “Zen with German expressionism.” The strong ties to his Chinese blood can be denoted by the thick black calligraphic like brush strokes. The colors, line weights, and figures he uses meld the two cultures together into a piece of artwork. His work is a great example of how dual cultural identity informs a creative practice through emotion and rationale.

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