"Senkaku/Diaoyu" Kite by Michael Thompson

$5,680 USD SOLD
W: 74.0" D: 5.0" H: 46.5"
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"Senkaku/Diaoyu" a unique kite by Chicago-based artist Michael Thompson, is crafted from a split bamboo frame covered with stretched muslin and a collage of paper and paint. The layers of black and white paint, over snippets of text, evoke the water surrounding the islands and blend into a grey whole which references the international dispute. Thompson’s kites incorporate found objects collected on trips to Asia including kimonos, obis, paintings, scrolls, drawings, and book pages, creating intricate, one-of-a-kind visual effects.

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