The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

Wander Around

Wander Around #2, 2017. Mixed media Acrylic and digital on canvas
Wander Around #3, 2018. Mixed media Acrylic and digital on canvas
Wander Around #4, 2018. Mixed media Acrylic and digital on canvas
Wander Around #5, 2018. Mixed media Acrylic and digital on canvas

April 20 – June 16, 2019

Xinyu Zhang is inspired by crowds: the kinds of crowds you would encounter in a city square, park, or beach. She reimagines these scenes as abstract landscapes that challenge the viewer to ask: What role do humans have in our increasingly technological world? Wander Around combines hand-painted milling crowd imagery and crisp digital graphic elements to create beautiful and compelling abstract scenes that speak to the relationship between humans and technology.

Images: Xinyu Zhang, Wander Around #2, 2018, Mixed media, Acrylic, and digital on canvas; Xinyu Zhang, Wander Around #3, 2018, Mixed media, Acrylic, and digital on canvas; Xinyu Zhang, Wander Around #4, 2018, Mixed media, Acrylic, and digital on canvas; Xinyu Zhang, Wander Around #5, 2018, Mixed media, Acrylic, and digital on canvas