The painting, Magnificent Territory, encapsulates a photorealistic metallic dome. Its original identity is only known to the artist, while viewers ponder not about the dome, but the intricate chinese ink painting that traces its surface.
Meng Zhigang, based in Singapore, grew up in Guilin, Guangxi. The recurring theme of "absence" in his works presents a blank space in the viewer's consciousness, triggering speculative relationships born from a sudden pause in thought, this encapsulates the Eastern aesthetic which falls between "doing nothing" and "doing something."
Oil on Canvas
125cm x 155cm