ADVENT WINTER NIGHT

Advent Calendar Day 16

 
EA2007.41 Spring Night by Li Qun

Spring Night by Li Qun

This print depicts an early spring night in a commune village of the northwest region of China. Bicycles and seeders outside the village office and the bright yellow light from the windows suggest a lively discussion of the spring seeding plan is underway. 

During his long career, Li Qun has witnessed and participated in the development of modern Chinese printmaking over a period of some 70 years. During his long career, Li Qun has witnessed and participated in the development of modern Chinese printmaking over a period of some 70 years. 


Spring Night, 1962
Li Qun (1912–2012)

Multi-block woodcut, printed with oil-based ink.
43.2 x 39.8 cm
China
EA2007.41

 

 

 

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