(Chinese, b. 1991)
Woodblock print, ink on paper
90 x 120 cm (35 7/16 x 47 1/4 in.)
James Parmelee Fund 2021.8
Xu Zhonghong received his MA from the Yunnan Academy of Fine Arts.
Gloves-Mission 2 depicts in photographic detail a used working glove reflecting the work of a human being who—as the title suggests—was on a rescue mission, exposed to harsh conditions and a rough environment that stressed the material to a breaking point, perhaps also pointing to the wearer’s physical and mental state of exhaustion.
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