A digital archive of Asian/Asian American contemporary art history


11x20 inches (h x w x d)
acrylic on carved pine wood

"In my work, I discard not only the literary significance of the text but also the literary significance of any and every single character, treating each character as a purely visual element which can be combined with other Chinese characters according to the rules of Chinese character formation to create new characters belonging to my own private language."--artist statement in the exhibition flyer for "The Seal: Ming Chip Fung", 1986


woodcut (process)
Source: Slide