Suling Wang | the artist




The artist Suling Wang
Born 1968, Taiwan.
Lives and works in London UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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"Untitled", 2004
…Fluid, calligraphic and cartoon-like forms are superimposed on others that are suggestive of trees, stems and rock-like structures. Imaginary crags and overhangs, tiered mountains and submerged islands all overlap in planes that impart depth and create rhythmic, but occasionally disharmonious, patterns…
Suling Wang grew up in rural Taiwan and in 1993 moved to London, where she studied fine art at Central St. Martins.  She completed her Masters degree in painting from the Royal College of Art in 1999 and has since been included in Painting 2004 at the Victoria Miro Gallery and Direct Painting at the Kunsthalle Mannheim in Germany…
Suling Wang’s paintings address concerns relating to her identity and location as an artist in an attempt to move towards a new kind of abstraction. Fluid, calligraphic and cartoon-like forms are superimposed on others that are suggestive of trees, stems and rock-like structures. Imaginary crags and overhangs, tiered mountains and submerged islands all overlap in planes that impart depth and create rhythmic, but occasionally disharmonious, patterns. These meticulously detailed layers are built up on a diaphanous ground, which is characterized by sweeping strokes of colour that flow in and out of the visual field…


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