Su Xiaobai engages both Western abstraction and the traditional Chinese medium of lacquer in creating this painting, at once luminous and opaque. Su says this painting was inspired by Buddhist philosophy and by Ming and Qing dynasty blue-and-white porcelains.
Oil Lacquer, linen, and wood
60 5/8 x 58 11/16 x 5 1/8 in. (154 x 149 x 13 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Pearl Lam
© Su Xiaobai
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Su Xiaobai (Chinese, born 1949). Moonlight Halo, 2013. Oil Lacquer, linen, and wood, 60 5/8 x 58 11/16 x 5 1/8 in. (154 x 149 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pearl Lam, 2015.92.1. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 2015.92.1_PS9.jpg)
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