© 2020

Yuqing Zhu

2020

Neon Goddess Nezha, Vanquisher of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea, Trips in Her New Boots, Thereby Dropping Her Third Lotus Head, Pearls, and Glorious White Stetson into the Hole in the Universe.

Self portrait. 

Completed: November 2019 to February 2020. 

Measures: 19 x 26 inches.

Materials: pen & colored ink, graphite, copper pigment, eyeshadow, velvet, colored pencils, paper.

Inspired by the Chinese myth of Nezha, my jigsaw identity, my excesses, the films of Tsai Ming Liang, and the hope for eternal return.