When first met Xu Ying, I felt her forthright and even I am very much doubt that the quiet girls in her paintings are drawn by her. Later, I found her personality is the same with her works which has no hypocritical nonsense but only with making stirring. This is in contrast with exquisite emotion in her works.
Xu Yings paintings have early formed the artistic style of strong personal language. In her creation, you can clearly see Xu Ying does not satisfy her promotion on Chinese painting of traditional ink language and also not deliberately pursuit the value of modern popular language in the paintings. Her constant pursuit of artistic direction is the questioning, inquiring, analyzing of womens inner world. As her creative forms, from the colorful series to gray series and then to pale series, this change in the form just reacts the process of getting the big and the real after repeatedly think and confuse.
The urban women in Xu Ying paintings with indifferent expression and lazy posture, or self-pity and self-love and lovingly pathetic, or gorgeous dancing and sexy temptation, or lonely sad and a little tired are creators emotional diary attentively written. Dialogue series with deeper thinking and more delicate brushwork touches the true, the good and the beautiful in women world. Dialogue is the dialogue with self and the dialogue with all sentient beings.