Painting by Joan Jue Yen, inspired by the poem The Bamboo and the Rock by Zheng Banqiao (1693 - 1725)
An exhibit of 18 artworks inspired by ancient
Chinese poetry and proverbs on themes of separation,
loneliness, and resolution. The acrylic, collage, and rice
paper pieces speak to the universal experience of immigrants
in a strange land. Each work is accompanied by the appropriate
text in the original Chinese and in the English
Originally submitted by: Jon Kyl, Senator.
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