Ink, color and acrylic on paper
Overall: 60 x 96 cm (23 5/8 x 37 13/16 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Whitehill Art Purchase Endowment Fund 2013.32
Australian-Chinese and Hong Kong artist Irene Chou engaged with traditional Chinese philosophy, the abstract and expressionist elements of Chinese ink painting, and Western modernism to seek an individual expression in art. By freely splattering ink and duplicating the ink blobs to form chance images, Chou makes an allusion to a natural world of reflected light and images. Reflection is symbolic of the artist’s search for knowledge of dao and a state of “pure heart” through inner reflection. It is her imagination of Daoist freedom and mystery that connects her subjective world with the powerful life forces of the universe.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.