Ah Xian: Metaphysica

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Ah Xian: Metaphysica. Red Fish 2007. Bronze, brass and oil paint. Purchased 2009 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation, Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Ah Xian: Metaphysica


Ah Xian is a senior Chinese/Australian artist who is best known for his contemporary use of the ancient mediums of porcelain, lacquer, cloisonné and jade. The human body is of central importance within his work, which incorporates traditional Chinese iconography to reference past experiences. 


A Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art touring exhibition.


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