Ink, Chinese ink on rice paper, violin
Dimensions: 56cm (H) x 20cm (W) x 6cm (D) / 22" (H) x 7.9" (W) x 2.4" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 15 March - 20 March
This item ships from Hong Kong
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About the art
With acrylic box size: 68x39.5x17.5cm
Violin size: 56x20x6cm
"In Ten Holt's Canto Ostinato, he wrote a short melodic phrase performed on four pianos, where the canto repeats in a constant rhythmic pattern. The effect is to create a shifting foundation of a circulating 'obstinate' song. My technique of folding rice paper in dye to produce patterns that vary slightly in depth and intensity echoes the repetitive yet changing music patterns of the Canto Ostinato. The way I 'compose' painting is how I imagine a musician reading a music score. A visual score, so to speak, inviting audiences to visualise images, forms and patterns of sound vibrations, and inspire all."
Based in: Hong Kong
Born in a family of musicians in Beijing, Fan Yan was a classically trained violinist and viola player from a young age, while at the same time she was drawn to painting. She came to Hong Kong to study at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1987. After graduation, …
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