Painting of Thought I-493, 2015

Work On Paper

7 color overprint of multi-layered plasticol ink on digitally printed Buckram Bookcloth

23.43 x 20.71 in

59.5 x 52.6 cm

Edition of 55

This work is signed and numbered verso.

PRICE: $574

    About The Work

    A Painting of Thought I-493, 2015 was created to accompany the Whitechapel Gallery exhibition Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society, 1915- 2015. The edition relates to a series of works by Zhao Yao, titled A Painting of Thought, which layer thick acrylic paint on fabric in an attempt to de-construct rational logic and to make viewers wary of conceptual habits. Varied textures are typical of Zhao’s paintings, so it was important to retain the contrast between the appearance of the smooth geometric shapes and the textile background in this limited edition print.

    Courtesy of Whitechapel Gallery

    About Zhao Yao

    • Whitechapel Gallery editions are generously donated by the artists involved in their exhibition programme. Please note that this work may be purchased for your personal collection only and not for resale.

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