Norm Yip’s body of work is comprised of work created over two decades of continual exploration in the creative mind. The cathartic moment began several years after moving from Canada to Hong Kong, deciding to leave his career as an architect to pursue his interest in photography and the visual arts. Inspired by opposing forces of chaos versus order and light versus darkness, his approach is in constant flux.
The sudden spread of the coronavirus and countless deaths in Wuhan sent shock waves of fear to the world.
Asian men become objects-of-art, extolling their faces and bodies through the sensitive eyes of photographer Norm Yip.
The Vibratory Field
Digital artwork in the form of an NFT created from a painting first created in 2016.
The meshing of two visuals: one of the male human body and the other of luscious flowers combining to create visual delight.
Milk drenched over the the lean sensual body of Derek has become nearly iconic for it’s fresh and decisive moment. Unmatched even by myself.
Dark matter, energy fields, and magnetism are sources of inspiration for the mesmerizing Vibratory Field paintings.
Ode to New York
Ode to New York are two artworks that are inspired from a short visit in 2016, a place I had not visited in over 15 years.
Graphite | Embryo
Enigmatic graphite drawings created during a time of great duress where one needed to isolate through meditative creative work.
Plover Cove County Park
A luscious forest in the outskirt of Hong Kong delivers the natural majesty of trees, water, and foliage.
A cast of a strong light source, wooden frames, and a scrim are the necessary ingredients to creating abstract shapes of ambiguity and visual pleasure.