The Last Lantern Sifu

Artist: Ooi Jia Hao
Year: 2020
Prize Category: 3rd Prize
 
artwork category

Charcoal/Pencil/Ink

Artwork Description

Brushed away and undervalued, the silent warriors of heritage are the exceptional craftspeople who manifest wisdom amassed over decades into oeuvres that transcend utility, eliciting a sense of awe. The artist beautifully balances light and shadow in this poignant piece, which acts as a tribute to the superior craftmanship of lantern masters of the past.

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