Title : Talk between East and West
Size : 164 x 120 cm.
Date : 1993
Technique : Oil on Canvas
Displayed in the permanent collection of Iklektik Designs
Cultures can learn from each other. If we can only talk to each other about art, technology and politics, then we can stop the fighting that occurs simply because cultures are so different. The teapot symbolizes eastern art, and the skull eastern religion. The pipe is a symbol of Western Art, and the musical instrument symbolizes eastern religion. The leaning stone tower represents philosophy. A revolutionary person from the 1930 s China faces a Mongolian, who represents the minority races within China. They are flanked by three Han Chinese; Han being the predominant racial group within China.