LI-LAN, One-man Exhibition
Essay by Tatsuo Oshima
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
November 15 – 27, 1971
Li-lan’s apples wear the crimson of the Renaissance, but her chairs are nothing but Li-lan’s. They are not at all the same as van Gogh’s wooden chair or “le Siege de l’air of Arp. Her egg is a cloud of pale white drifting in the sky within her inner self. If a shade can be felt in her fresco-like or relief-like world, that shade itself may be evidence that she lives here and now.