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We'll cross the bridge when we get there

We'll cross the bridge when we get there
We'll cross the bridge when we get there | Acrylic on board | 48 x 32 inches

Dumb compositions: elemental

Dumb compositions: elemental
Dumb compositions: elemental | Acrylic, charcoal and graphite on panel | 12 panels, 12 x 12 inches each

Anomie

Anomie
Anomie | Acrylic and graphite on canvas | 60 x 48 inches

Us & Rai

Us & Rai
Us & Rai | Acrylic and graphite on panel | 12 x 12 inches

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About Yam Chew

Baltimore City

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Yam Chew Oh is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and writer working in Baltimore and New York. His practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture, assemblage, and photography. His works and writings have been exhibited and published in the United States and Asia, and featured in Commotion, Lumina Journal, Studio Visit, and Velocity. Yam Chew has moved across the world 15 times — his works often reflect the places he has been, both physically and mentally. They... more

Contiguity

This body of work was made in a state of psychological contiguity – the sequential occurrence or proximity of stimulus and response causing their association in the mind. Lines were frequently drawn to music in a free, continuous, unbroken fashion, with immediacy and speed. My mark-making has evolved into a process akin to Automatism.

The primacy of the line

I have been gripped by the primacy of the line, whether drawn, painted, sewn into, clamped on, or simply inherent in the substrate. They are imbued with meaning beyond its own materiality.

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