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This is an abstract painting composed of colored brush strokes

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John Crowther
John Crowther Critic

February 18, 2022

fong Fai’s wonderfully gestural Abstract Expressionist painting, Fleeting, is defined by a panoply of audacious pigment, thick impasto, and authoritative yet free brushstrokes. It whirls, it swirls, it dances, and romances. A veritable orchestra of color, Fleeting finds the truth of its name in the freedom of its expression, not the longevity of its allure. Freedom is by its very nature impermanent as that which is set in stone is that which allows for no deviation, and what is liberty without the ability to deviate? Abstract Expressionism is the marriage of the fleeting and the permanent. An expression is momentary and often spontaneous, but it becomes indelible when inscribed with a brush on canvas. This harmonious combination of the transient and enduring is the alchemy of Abstract Expressionism and, in many ways, painting as a whole. We love abstraction because it does what we cannot: preserve the ephemeral.

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fong Fai
fong Fai Creator

February 18, 2022

Hi John, Sincerely thank you for your comment on "Fleeting", it gave me a deeper understanding of my work.

thank you very much!

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John Crowther
John Crowther Critic

March 07, 2022

"Fleeting" definitely broadened my horizons as well

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fong Fai
Abstraction, Abstract
Painting - Unframed
Acrylic, Canvas
24.00 inches wide
30.00 inches tall
1.50 inches deep
4.00 lbs
San Francisco, CA, US