Title: FiFi La France - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 72H x 96" W 
Created: 1998-9
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FiFi La France 


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Title: FiFi La France

Medium: Oil on Canvas 

Dimensions: 72" H x 96" W

Created: 1998-9/St.Louis 



Jeffery Wechsler wrote "modern art of the 20th century, as the international art establishment views it, is historically defined as a progression of European and North American styles that developed without any essential or significant input from other regions. Furthermore, and again probably unfairly, virtually all artists from other regions (Taiwan) who adopt modernism, or adapt to their regional styles, will have their art viewed, respectively, as derivative and historically too late to matter, or as a historically uncategorizable hybrid. Thus, the international standing of Taiwan modern art will ultimately rely on the creativity of individuals, responding in varying degrees to tradition, contemporary art trends, and the quest for a personal vision". A cultural/historical hybrid, I think, is similar to an artist or individual who travels around different realities with thought, crossing different borders without passport- In some aspects, a true creator and translator of her or his own.


Jeffery Wechsler  "Taiwan: Toward a new tradition". Asian Art News (Volume 8 Number 3 May/June 1998): 42-4.

A Hypocritical Moment - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 35 1/4 H x 31" W - Available: 1 - Created: 1996/Taiwan
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A Hypocritical Moment

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Title: A Hypocritical Moment 

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 35 1/4 H x 31" W
Created: 1996/Taiwan

Price: Private Collection


'Hypocrisy' is always interpreted as a negative human character, but in some funny situations it is a positive motive behind amelioration, generated with a touch of human desire, ambition and uncertainty.

Sincere Hypocrisy - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 28 1/2 H x 35" W - Available: 1  Created: 1996/Taiwan
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Sincere Hypocrisy -

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Title: Sincere Hypocrisy
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 28 1/2 H x 35" W
Created: 1996/Taiwan

Price: Private Collection


If she undressed herself and took off the usual mask she wears for the outside world-the social standard-what she would have left is her bare body, thought, individuality, and a kind of "sincere hypocrisy" that she inevitably inherits from this human world.

0302-8 / Coffee - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 55.5" W x 82.5 H Created: 2001/Toronto
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Untitled 0302-8/ Coffee   

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Title: Untitled 0302-8
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 55.5" W x 82.5 H
Available: 1
Created: 2001/Toronto 


A cup of coffee, a short break, is for the beginning of a long journey...

Untitled 073102 - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 41H x 31w"  Created: 2002-3
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Untitled 073102

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Title: Untitled 073102

Medium: Oil on Canvas 

Dimensions: 41" H x 31" W

Created: 2002-3


"Balance" is a constructive result of dialectic process. A process is needed in order to feel, see and live better.

Attitude - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 28H x 22" W  Created: 2000/Toronto
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Attitude

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Title: Attitude

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 28H x 22" W

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Created: 2000/Toronto

Price: Private Collection


Shakti Gawain believes that each person carries the opposite gender within her or him. In her book, she writes that "each person is only half a person, dependent on the other half for its very existence. As we cannot live in a world without the full range of masculine and feminine energies, each sex has been helplessly dependent on the other for its survival." I think I would like to develop a series of visual images about this subject, and try to visualize my "partner" who's been putting up with me for so long.


Shakti Gawain. "Men and Women " Living in the light " New World Library, California, 1986 p.54

Untitled 0302-7 
Medium: Oil on Canvas - Dimensions: 24h x 20w - Created: 2002/Toronto
Price: Private Collection

Title: Untitled 0302-7 Medium: Oil on Canvas  Dimensions: 24h x 20w  Created: 2002/Toronto  Price: Private Collection

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Untitled 0302-5 
Medium: Oil on Canvas - Dimensions: 24h x 20w - Created: 2002/ToronPrivate Collection

Title: Untitled 0302-5  Medium: Oil on Canvas  Dimensions: 24h x 20w  Created: 2002/Toronto  Price: Private Collection

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Generation - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 25 1/4 H x 32 1/4" W  Created: 1996/Taiwan
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Generation 

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Title: Generation 

Medium: Oil on Canvas
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25 1/4 H x 32 1/4" W

Created: 1996/Taiwan

Price: Private Collection


When I was a little boy, long before I learned how to paint and draw, I remember seeing the image of Venus on a soap package, which I've since learned was painted by Sandro Botticelli (The Birth of Venus, circa 1485, Florence, Uffizi).

I think it was the first erotic image I had encountered. Through a little boy's eyes, I thought a nude female could only be Caucasian with long hair, a long neck, and long body, posing. She stared at me and seemed to say, "Hey, I'm from the sea, I come for you, and I am pretty."

Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 30H x 28, 25, 32" W - Created: 1996-2000 Price: Private Collection

The Law of Blue 1 

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Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 30H x 28, 25, 32" W - Created: 1996-2000 
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The Law of Blue 2 

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Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 30H x 28, 25, 32" W - Created: 1996-2000 Price: Private Collection

Artist Memo:  People ask me why I choose to paint female images. Why nude figures? Have I ever thought about the social r

The Law of Blue 3 - 

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Artist Memo: People ask me why I choose to paint female images. Why nude figures? Have I ever thought about the social role of the female? Have I studied feminist issues? And why are 95 percent of nude images in major art museums/galleries female when only 5 percent of recognized artists in the art circle are women?

I don't really have all the answers to these questions. Over the past ten years, having spent thousands of hours drawing live female models, I have come to recognize and appreciate the different lines and forms of the female figure. The female form has become one of my main painting languages and sources of inspiration. I love it - I think the female form is the most elegant, exquisite and mysterious image in the world. I am glad that it was a nude female model rather than a monkey posing in front of me the very first day I stepped into the drawing studio. Otherwise I might have thousands of monkey images in my drawing pads and paintings today.  

Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 72H x 96" W
Created: 1999 Private Collection

Farewell

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Title: Farewell

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:

72H x 96" W

Created: 1999

Price: Private Collection

Artist Memo:
A bit melancholy, poetic, but I think it's time to set a conclusion for nearly ten years of art studies and practices in art school. Hard to say what I have become and transformed into but I surely know it is time to move on. Farewell, my professors, my fellow colleagues, my classes and my lovely studio, and thank you.
Medium: Oil on Canvas

Horizion

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Medium: Oil on Canvas

Horizion

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Horizion

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The Reflector - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 28 3/8 H x 35 6/8" W -Created: 1993/Toronto
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The Reflector

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Title: The Reflector 

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 28 3/8 H x 35 6/8" W

 Created: 1993/Toronto 


Artist Memo: Our thoughts and ideas-the things we want to do and places we want to go every different day.

The standard and its criteria are set by our subconscious, which is affected by external forces. As an artist I always ask: Are we image creators or just image collectors? Are we just searching for the order of combining and mimicking procedure?  

Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: 35.5" W x 43 H W - Created: 2001/Toronto

Fish 

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Title: Fish 

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 35.5" W x 43 H
Created: 2001/Toronto

Price: Private Collection 


Artist Memo: Drifting or waiting... seeing or be seen..??



Violinist - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
Dimensions: 362/4 H x 28" W - Created: 1993/Toronto
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Violinist

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Title: Violinist
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 362/4 H x 28" W
Created: 1993/Toronto 


Artist Memo:

I remember he was a good musician who played the violin. He was invited to our painting class and posed for us while he practiced and composed his music. He played elegantly, like a moving sculpture in the centre of the studio. At the end of the class, I started to wonder. Was he posing for us, or we were actually his models the entire time.

House Wife Study - Medium: Oil on Canvas 
24W x 24H 2012

" Housewife Study - 2 "

Oil on Canvas, 24W x 24H" 2012

Ru Tung 

Oil on Canvas, 36W x 553/4"

2012

" Euro"

Oil on Canvas

26W x 36H" 2012?Mississauga

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" Untitled"

Oil on Canvas

26W x 36H" 2012/ Taiwan 

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