To Jerusalem III by Andrew Lui

Year
2009
Medium
Ink and acrylic on rice paper
Size
26 × 26 inches
66.04 × 66.04 cm
Contact Us for Pricing
Ask a Consultant Hold for 48 hours Purchase Share via email Sales & Shipping Policy

Purchase To Jerusalem III

Send me more info on To Jerusalem III

Please hold To Jerusalem III for 48 hours

About the Work

Brushed taches of green, yellow, pink, turquoise and orange intersects with gestural grey lines to form a stable yet energetic composition in this 26 inch square ink and acrylic painting on rice paper. The overall intense movement within this work is in keeping with Lui's dramatic theme of pilgrimage -- a theme which is also reflected in the title "To Jerusalem III", the holy city of three Abrahamic religions. This work is framed. Born in Guangzhou, China, Lui participated in the Chinese Cultural Revolution as a member of the Red Guard 1968-70 and then escaped to Hong Kong by swimming. Making his way to Toronto he studied at the Ontario College of Art and became a citizen in the late 1970s. He continued studies in the UK, and Italy where he was drawn to the dynamic Uccello's Battle of San Romano (c. 1456). Lui is represented in multiple public, corporate and private collections in Canada, Europe and China: Musée d'art contemporain, Musée de Dijon, France, L'Ecole des Beaux Arts, Bruxelles, Pallazo Strozzi, Florence, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Sherbrooke, Grimsby Art Gallery, Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Stratford, Stratford, Coburg Art Gallery, Rodman Hall Art Centre, Canadiana Foundation (Art Collection of Governor General of Canada). He is part of a large number of private and corporate collections, including HSBC of Canada, DKNY and Sun Life Insurance.

Alternate Views