Liu Jing (Chinese, b. 1983)
Set of four oil-based ink woodblock prints, Image: 90 x 60 cm (35 7/16 x 23 5/8 in.); Paper: 120 x 60 cm (47 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.). Severance and Greta Millikin Trust 2018.205
Master Series features leading men of culture in modern China. Depicted are ink artist Qi Baishi with hat, National Art Academy director Pan Tianshou with glasses, the eccentric artist Shi Lu, and oil painter Yan Wenliang with black eyes. All came under attack during the Cultural Revolution. The award-winning prints combine photography with digital design and oil-based ink woodcut techniques.
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