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ShanghArt Gallery

Ding Yi

Ivory Black

DING YI, Flying Stone2013, Metal frame and fake fur cloth, ?42 pieces, dimensions variable. Installation view of “Ivory Black” at ShanghArt, Singapore, 2015. 

Courtesy ShanghArt, Singapore.

The cross is a universal symbol. It represents spatial orientation, real or imagined. Its intersection of vertical and horizontal axes may delineate the positive/negative, past/future, seen/unseen. It implies the bringing together of multiple dualities or planes; it suggests a human form, arms extended. Rotated, it is perceived as “x,” both a multiplier and a negator. This is…

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