2022.3.19-2022.4.16|Mother's Love-Selected Works of Cen Long

I wish my painting is likewise like a lullaby. As opposed to a march, It should be those traditional lullaby. That soothed hearts since time immemorial.

2021.11.06-11.27|The River-Childhood Memory-Selected Works of Cen Long

“Rivers” is the collection of works that represents the nostalgia and memories of Cen Long. These pieces are completed in a more realistic fashion and tastefully depict specific geographic and cultural appearances. Cen Long’s hope was to evoke both emotions and understanding from the viewers by portraying the true nature of his subjects and landscapes.

2021.09.25-10.16 |The Days of Wind-Selected Works of Cen Long

Expressions of courage are often explored in Cen’s works. Plato’s dialogues quantify courage as a spiritual persistence and is seen as a virtue. I believe that this point of view is of the same nature as Cen’s perception of courage.

2021.07.16-08.14 |The Chronicles of the Ocean-Selected Works of Cen Long

The ocean represents a mysterious spiritual force to Cen Long. The ocean has given him endless inspirations, and the music of waves holds sway over his dreams. Cen has said that “The songs of whales remind me of sirens.” He has always imagined a returning to the ocean, for to him, it stands as the eternal home of the soul.

2021.03.12-05.29 |Courage and Perseverance-Selected Works of Cen Long

Cen Long’s paintings have always been suffused with an inner glow, a holy light of kindness. Around this time in his artistic career, he told me that he would be satisfied if his artwork, like the sporadic starlight one sometimes sees at night, could touch the heart of even a few.

2020.12.19-2021.01.19|White Blossoms-Foliation of Memories-Yasuko Hayashi Solo Exhibition

My sketchbook is the dearest to me, for it documents the brightest and lightest moments of my life. Among the folds, it details my trip around Asia with dear friends, who perhaps have headed for separate journeys in life. But the white blossoms of the halcyon days will forever remain evocative of tenderness and warmth.....

2020.06.23-07.11|Courage and Perseverance-Selected Works of Cen Long

Life has not been easy on Cen Long. Yet, all that doesn’t break him has contributed towards his forward steps, however crooked and piercing such a pavement may be. Existence to him has always been predicated by responsibility—a sense of mission to paint something that illuminates the importance and glory of love.