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Nova’ by Zhuang Hong Yi

HOFA Gallery Mayfair / London / Art

Using rice paper, ink, and paints, Zhuang Hong Yi creates sweeping flower fields in a multitude of colors. Born and raised in China, Zhuang moved to Holland for his studies. “I got a lot of influence from Western culture,” he says. “So my work always contrasts two cultures.” Zhuang’s vivid canvases—delicate rice-paper buds and petals layered into technicolor swaths of paint—nod to Holland’s floriculture, but their essence is Chinese. —E.C.

HOFA Gallery Mayfair 11 Bruton St, Mayfair, London W1J 6PY, United Kingdom
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