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    Sale 2631

    Asian Contemporary Sale (Day Sale)

    1 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1149


    Price Realised  


    (Born in 1976)
    ball point pen and color pencil on paper
    145.5 x 112.2 cm. (57 1/4 x 44 in.)
    Painted in 2008

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    It really gives me the feeling of looking at a partial illustration of a messy entanglement of many girls.

    The truth is self-confinement. However, the girl is shifting the responsibility to the social life and other people, having discontent and grudge. This kind of thought could be the reason for her self-confinement

    Moreover, this picture may be drawn out of the anger at herself of wanting to quit but ended up not quitting because of timidity, having some kind of checked or suppressed feeling KK

    The girl in this picture is portrayed as other people but in fact they are the same person. The plant in the background is supposed to be poppy. (judging from the image of the girls entangled in the plant and so on)

    About "Tattoo"

    The "Tattoo" that I draw originates both from my own feelings and experiences etc which are within me, as well as what comes to me from outside.

    Personally, I feel as if being invaded both mentally and physicallyK...
    It seems like when I draw it, I want to have my own passive feelings, together with the feelings of the girl in the picture, the feelings of me tattooing the body of the girl in the picture and the feelings of the male tattooist in the picture all spring up at the same time.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please kindly note that the medium of this lot should be ball point pen and color pencil on paper, not oil on medium as stated in the sale catalogue.