This publication - featuring the sculpture of Chinese–Australian artist Ah Xian - includes his recent life-size cloisonné enamel body, and busts in traditional lacquer-work, jade and porcelain. It reveals Ah Xian’s exploration of different worlds, both physical and psychological, and a desire to embrace the traditional materials, techniques and crafts of his homeland. This book's centrepiece, Human human - lotus, cloisonné figure 1, is a breathtaking work and one of the most significant figurative sculptures of recent years.
Features over 70 colour illustrations including creation of the cloisonné figure. by the Queensland Art Gallery for the exhibition 'Ah Xian', 2003. ISBN 1876509791
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