Jaffa Lam: Chasing an Elusive Nature

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The international contemporary art market has also shied away from three-dimensional works. In the adjacent space was Taishang Lao Jun's Furnace (2022), a massive installation named after the Taoist deity considered the "god of the gods" and comprising what appeared to be hundreds of volcanic rocks placed in uniform rows, arranged by shape and size, on two irregular rectangular patches of soil. Jutting out from the hefty rock is a parasol shaft with spindly splayed spokes that prop up Lam's hand-carved and polished wooden clouds, which created an ethereal atmosphere.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93
Number of pages1
Issue number132
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2023


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