Red Portrait of Chairman Mao

Ink and Tibetan incense on rice paper //
155 x 124 x cm - Unframed // 2006

Artwork description

Ink and Tibetan incense on rice paper. Politics is an important subject in Nan Qi’s art. Mao is an icon of China’s culture and history today. It is the same with ink and wash, it does not refer to ink and wash but to culture.

Artist biography

NAN Qi is famous for his “halo dot” paintings with both of traditional Chinese shui-mo, or inkwash painting methodology and modern technology.

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