Paintings of people and lush scenery by Taiwanese artist Paco Uong 台灣藝術家翁明哲:人和鬱鬱蔥蔥的風景畫作

Paco Uong is inspired by his travels to Asian countries and his home country, Taiwan. In his paintings, swarms of people populate the markets, wetlands, and well-known tourist spots. Instead of brushes, Uong uses painting knives to spread oil paint on the canvas, giving the scenes in his paintings more texture. Due to the angular strokes, the figures in his paintings seem to be constantly moving and interacting with one another. The artist also makes abundant use of bright colors, affirming the natural liveliness of each scenery.

The pieces collected here are part of an ongoing exhibit at Mingshan Art in Taipei.

翁明哲的靈感來自亞洲國家及台灣的旅遊,他畫作中的人慢性於市場,濕地,和其他景點。他用畫刀代替畫筆在畫布上塗上油漆,讓畫作更有質感,藉由角形的筆觸使得他畫作中的人物看起來不斷地移動和互相交流,藝術家也利用鮮豔的色彩來描繪出風景的生動與活潑。

此作品正在台北的名山藝術展出。

taichung guanmei wetlandGaomei Wetlands, Taichung, Photo courtesy of Mingshan Art

thailand railway marketMaeklong Railway Market, Thailand, Photo courtesy of Mingshan Art

Banciao North Gate marketBanciao North Gate Market, Photo courtesy of Mingshan Art

200_澳門大三巴_110x196+cm_2016_油彩畫布Ruins of St. Paul’s, Macau, Photo courtesy of Mingshan Art

 

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