Madelyn Jordon Fine Art YANGYANG PAN: VISIONS OF EDEN

YANGYANG PAN: VISIONS OF EDEN

September 11 - October 24, 2020

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art is pleased to announce YANGYANG PAN: VISIONS OF EDEN, a solo exhibition of new works by Chinese/Canadian artist YANGYANG PAN.  This exhibition marks the artist's fifth solo exhibition with MJFA and will be on view from September 11 - October 24, 2020.  The official opening is Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art STAGING NATURE: A WORLD UNTO ITSELF

STAGING NATURE: A WORLD UNTO ITSELF

March 29 - May 11, 2019

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art is please to present STAGING NATURE: A WORLD UNTO ITSELF, a group exhibition of modern and contemporary landscape paintings, works on paper, photography, and sculpture by a diverse group of 12 artists. Selected artists include Milton Avery, Gregory Crewdson, Katharine Dufault, Purdy Eaton, Abigail Goldman, Elissa Gore, Adam Handler, Larry Horowitz, Wolf Kahn, Sandrine Kern, Yangyang Pan, and Susan Wides. The exhibition will run from March 29 - May 11, 2019, with an opening reception on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The public is welcome.

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art YANGYANG PAN : THE UNVEILING

YANGYANG PAN : THE UNVEILING

April 20 - June 2, 2018

We are pleased to announce THE UNVEILING, a solo exhibition of new works by YANGYANG PAN. This exhibition marks the artist's fourth solo exhibition with MJFA and will be on view from April 20 - June 2, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, April 20th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and meet the artist.

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art LOCAL/GLOBAL: A Group Exhibition

LOCAL/GLOBAL: A Group Exhibition

January 19 - February 24, 2018

We are pleased to present LOCAL/GLOBAL, an exhibition showcasing works by a diverse group of artists from the United States and around the world. The selected artists include El Anatsui, John BeermanAngel Botello, Elisabeth Condon, Tom Friedman, Adam Handler, Catherine Howe, Patrick Hughes, John Kalymnios, Ted LarsenKim McCarty, Peter Nadin, Yangyang PanNiki de Saint PhalleStefan Thiel, and Su-en Wong. This exhibition will run from January 19 - February 24, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art A Whiter Shade of Winter

A Whiter Shade of Winter

February 1 - March 4, 2017

MJFA is proud to present an installation of new works by gallery artists Stanley Boxer, Eugene Healy, Yangyang Pan, Michelle Sakhai and Linda Touby.  The interaction of these works create a unique synergy evoking a dynamic, calming mood in the gallery, a break from the harsh effects of mid-winter. 

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art CONTEXT: Art Miami, Nov 29- Dec 4, 2016

CONTEXT: Art Miami, Nov 29- Dec 4, 2016

November 29 - December 4, 2016

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art is delighted to announce our participation in CONTEXT Art Miami. We will be exhibiting exciting new works by Abigail Goldman, Adam Handler, DJ Leon, YangYang Pan, Michelle Sakhai, Bernar Venet and others. 
CONTEXT Art Miami, along with the 27th edition of Art Miami, commences on November 29, 2016, with the …

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art YANGYANG PAN :East Meets West in Contemporary Abstraction

YANGYANG PAN :East Meets West in Contemporary Abstraction

September 16 - November 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art Spring Fever

Spring Fever

May 4 - June 16, 2012

Pan’s expansive, joyous paintings are pure aesthetic pleasure. Informed by the controlled chaos of nature, this series of landscape-based, expressionist work is rich in color and texture, densely packed with oil paint. Celebrating Spring’s arrival, her emotionally-charged canvases are laden with abstract imagery. Their vibrant palette -- greens, blues, pinks, yellows and reds applied with alternating heavy impasto brushstrokes and thin washes of oil paint -- create canvases bursting with visual excitement. Pan’s “Summer Garden” evokes the energy of a star burst with the color palette of her garden. This kinetic composition is composed of visceral markings, each with their own energy, held together as a collective through the connection one brushstroke has with another. Pan explores nature’s diversity by pairing splashy, exuberant works with compositions of seductive, floating forms, such as in “Ebb Tide” with its drizzles of paint and charcoal. These works tend to suggest the captivating nature of slow moving clouds during the vernal equinox or the blooming foliage on Lake Ontario at the start of the season.

Stylistically, Pan fuses Asian and Western sensibilities seamlessly. Raised and educated in Sichuan, China, there is a clear influence of traditional Asian painting in the build-up of her markings on the canvas. At times, Pan crowds paint into corners, leaving white space in unlikely areas. Sometimes her markings cascade vertically, referencing traditional Chinese landscape painting. Other times, she fills the entire canvas with extravagantly colored, uninhibited strokes, recalling the all-over style of Joan Mitchell or Jackson Pollock.

The artist does not make a study or draft of each painting before she confronts the canvas. Instead, all choices, both conscious and subconscious, are made during the creation process. Her mark-making method consists of working herself up into a raptured rhythm while listening to music by Leonard Cohen. In the end, intuitive, gestural brushwork and unpredictable color arrangements form on the canvas. Her subject is the process of painting itself, as she revels in the activity, creating playful accidents that result from free-wheeling experimentation.

The show title, "Spring Fever," refers to the common phrase that is used to describe the physical and psychological effects that arrive during a season often considered a time for rebirth and renewal. Spring is often associated with the hostility and hospitality of nature, a tease as the winter weather turns warm, accompanied by bursts of color as foliage blooms. Pan explores these elements of nature in her paintings, developing a visual, saturated language that feeds off of nature’s impulsive energy. The result is a visual rhetoric of pure feeling and youthful exuberance.

Yangyang Pan was born in 1976 in China. She received her BFA and MFA from the Sichuan Fine Art Institute in Chongqing, China, where she later taught. In 2006, she relocated to Canada with her husband and children. She is currently based in Ontario, Canada.

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