Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
SUN XUN, Untitled (MCA Residency Painting), 2018, Acrylic, pencil and charcoal on paper, 1,000 x 120 cm.
Image of live painting performance at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, 2018. Photo by Jacquie Manning.
Courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
There is a tall, sinister character who lords over many of Sun Xun’s gloomy, animated landscapes. He wears a top hat, and is the magician who rules the world. According to the artist, the truth is malleable in this figure’s…