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Zihan Yang

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Published: 02.12.2019
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. V, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. V, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
6 x 6 x 3.5 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. V, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Back view.. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. V, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
6 x 6 x 3.5 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang

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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. VI, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 7 x 3.5 x 6.5 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. VI, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
7 x 3.5 x 6.5 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. VI, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 7 x 3.5 x 6.5 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020. Back view.. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. VI, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
7 x 3.5 x 6.5 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020

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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. VII, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 9 x 4.5 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. VII, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
9 x 4.5 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. VIII, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).. 8 x 7 x 5.5 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. VIII, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, stainless steel (pin).
8 x 7 x 5.5 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Ring: D.H. IV, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, 23.5k yellow gold foil.. 4 x 5.5 x 4 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Ring: D.H. IV, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, 23.5k yellow gold foil.
4 x 5.5 x 4 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Ring: D.H. IV, 2019. Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, 23.5k yellow gold foil.. 4 x 5.5 x 4 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Above view.. Zihan Yang
Ring: D.H. IV, 2019
Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold, 23.5k yellow gold foil.
4 x 5.5 x 4 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang

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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. III, 2019. Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).. 5 x 6 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. III, 2019
Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).
5 x 6 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. III, 2019. Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).. 5 x 6 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Another view.. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. III, 2019
Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).
5 x 6 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang

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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. II, 2019. Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).. 6 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. II, 2019
Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).
6 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: D.H. II, 2019. Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).. 6 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. Back view.. Zihan Yang
Brooch: D.H. II, 2019
Sterling silver, stainless steel (pin).
6 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang

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Zihan Yang. Necklace: Finite & Infinite, 2017. Sterling silver, stainless steel.. 13.5 x 24 x 3 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. From series: Finite & Infinite. Zihan Yang
Necklace: Finite & Infinite, 2017
Sterling silver, stainless steel.
13.5 x 24 x 3 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
From series: Finite & Infinite
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: Finite & Infinite II, 2017. Sterling silver, yellow enamel paint.. 7 x 9 x 4 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. From series: Finite & Infinite. Zihan Yang
Brooch: Finite & Infinite II, 2017
Sterling silver, yellow enamel paint.
7 x 9 x 4 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
From series: Finite & Infinite
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: Finite & Infinite III, 2017. Sterling silver.. 5.5 x 4 x 2 cm. Photo by: Zihan Yang. From series: Finite & Infinite. Zihan Yang
Brooch: Finite & Infinite III, 2017
Sterling silver.
5.5 x 4 x 2 cm
Photo by: Zihan Yang
From series: Finite & Infinite
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Zihan Yang. Brooch: Finite & Infinite IV, 2017. Sterling silver, natural ore.. 7 x 8.5 x 3.5 cm. Photo by: Justin Chan. From series: Finite & Infinite. Zihan Yang
Brooch: Finite & Infinite IV, 2017
Sterling silver, natural ore.
7 x 8.5 x 3.5 cm
Photo by: Justin Chan
From series: Finite & Infinite
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Intro
Zihan Yang was born and raised in Xi'an, China. Yang received her Bachelor of Arts in industrial design at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU) in China and a Master of Fine Arts in jewelry at Savannah College of Art and Design in the United States. Now, she is pursuing her artistic career as an emerging artist in the United States.

Statement

The beauty of being human is not only facing the dark side of this inner world but more importantly how to bravely restrain and lock this darkness in the abyss.

Yang's work is driven by personal psychology and a fascination with the subconscious. She focuses on personal reflections and definitions of the darkness of human nature by using small repetitive components. Her studio practice expresses the complex and dark side of our nature tempered by the beauty of using desires to restrain and balance human desire.
 
The process of making echoes the process of self-examination. We can never fully know ourselves without constant reflection; When we think we must restrain the darkness of human nature, it becomes a kind of desire too, but it seems more positive.

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2020:
Award giving  15 Jan 2020 - 15 Jan 2020  Winners of the Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020.
Award  15 Jan 2020 - 15 Jan 2020  Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020.
2019:
Exhibition  19 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019  Discover Design Innovation at SCAD's NYC Jewelry Week Pop-Up.
Fair  10 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019  JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects Fair 2019.
Exhibition  27 Sep 2019 - 17 Nov 2019  Enjoia't Awards 2019 selected jewellers.

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Catalogue:  JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects 2019. Le-Department:  Barcelona,  2019
Page 30, 36.
Catalogue:  IDA Design Awards 2018. Farmani Group:  Los Angeles,  2018
Page 189.
Catalogue:  Breaking Through. Sulfur Studio:  Savannah,  2018
Online Article:  IDA Design Awards 2018 Student Winner. Savannah College of Art and Design:  Savannah,  2018
Catalogue:  2017 International Art & Design Exhibition: Makers Movement in 21th Century. The Korea Association of Art & Design:  Seoul,  2017
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