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Norm Yip | 葉灃 – Open Studio

Norm Yip | 葉灃 – Open Studio

NORMYIP/葉灃OPEN STUDIO Have you ever wanted to see what an artist studio is like? For 3 days, I will have my doors open for studio visits, where you can see my working environment -- both a photographic studio and a painting studio. In addition, my latest abstract...

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Fear of the White Canvas

Fear of the White Canvas

Fear of the white canvas syndrome is something that has happened to me only a few times since I began painting. The first time was when I started painting in 1999. I had spent several month fixing up the new studio space in Sheung Wan and decided that it was time to...

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First experience at an Art Fair as an independent exhibitor

First experience at an Art Fair as an independent exhibitor

The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, 3-6 May 2018. Norm Yip - Booth 87. Just some of the many people that came by my booth at the art fair! So many fascinating conversations where people completely understood where I was coming from with my artwork. On the surface, it could...

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The Making of ‘Sending Love’….

The Making of ‘Sending Love’….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-A_teDJFrw&t=8s After a meeting with a lady yesterday discussing art, she told me that one of their main projects was creating art with the intention of sending love. I have never created art with intentions in mind; it is always...

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Closer to Truth: painting or photography? 

Closer to Truth: painting or photography? 

Someone asked which one I liked more: painting or photography. I didn't know the answer. It depends I said.What I do know after investigating both mediums in my work is this: painting lies closer to truth than photography. Paintings (unless you're merely copying, but...

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