"A layer of paint is hastily thrown partially on a canvas. The edges remain raw and the faces look at you. Hundreds of faces or is it the millions of faces of Cultural Revolutionary youth? The I.D. cards look at you and you try to feel what their lives are like. What they have lived, suffered, fought for, dreamt for... But all that can be seen is blankness." 

Yin Xin was born in China's far-western province of Xinxiang in 1959. Yin Xin is known for paintings depcting Chinese figures in variations on famous Western compositions from art history and explore his passion for China and its people through his work.