DETAILS: serie of paintings tribute to Chinese Tang poems and to contemporary China itself. This serie is the first big project dedicated to chinese heritage and to contemporary China and its contradictions. 70x100 cm diptic and triptic
canvases with dark background and white writings. The words are like sacred and peaceful lands. I selected from the 300 Tang poems the poems closer to western sensitivity or content or author biographies.
exhibitions: 2007, “I linguaggi del Mediterraneo - La parola come segno” En plein air, Pinerolo (Italy) curator: Elena Privitera
A tender orchid-leaf in spring,
And a cinnamon-blossom bright in autumn Are each as self-contained as life itself, Which conforms them to a season. Then why should you think that a forest-hermit, Allured by sweet winds and contented with beauty, Would no more ask to be transplanted Than any other natural flower?
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