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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

Nicholas Robinson Gallery

Wei Dong

New Paintings

WEI DONG, Game With a Fish, 2008, oil and acrylic on canvas, 48 x 55 in.

Fantastic-looking women are the core of Wei Dong’s art, in which he approaches the subject of sex with a mixture of both lasciviousness and repulsion. In Wei’s recent oil and acrylic paintings, on view at Nicholas Robinson Gallery in New York, there is a slight change from his earlier work. Beginning two years ago, the artist decided to do away with art-historical references to Renaissance masters and 15th-century landscape

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