Wu Xue Lian @ EC Gallery, Hong Kong

I love this work by the Chinese artist Wu Xue Lian...

With the classic Chinese philosophy of Yin and Yang, the white space represents the Yang - Light and the black space symbolizes the Yin - Shadow.  It is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world.

Wu Xue Lian has  always been fascinated by such relationship.  She often decomposes an image into positive and negative space.  She uses detailed backgrounds fill with fine ink wash and brush strokes, but left the subjects blank.