When East Meets West

When East Meets West

By Iris Yim My father Yim Mau-Kun is known to many as an oil painter. And indeed, his oil paintings are classical in style; if you were to see one of his paintings such as Christina on public display in the US or Europe, you would probably never have thought it’s the...
A Discussion on Oil Painting Color

A Discussion on Oil Painting Color

As we’re in the initial stage of planning for a book on oil painting, I came across correspondence with an American artist friend via e-mails through translation by my daughter Iris.  The conversation reveals some fundamental differences in the concepts of...