nozomi rose
bishop diptych
2012
Japanese mineral pigment (Nihonga) and acrylic medium on canvas
16" x 20" each
white bishop (right) and black bishop (left)

This piece was created for the artist's 2012 solo exhibition at the Consulate General of Japan in New York on the theme of Foreign Affairs, through Duchamps’s chess game. Chess is a metaphor for a war that can always be negotiated.
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