Do you not see how sonorous the wine bottles are that she painted? Such a thoughtful beauty does not exist in the phenomenal world; it is the creation of the artist, and what we admire is the beauty created in colors, not the bottle. But who can say what she painted is not a bottle? The bottle in the painting is precisely shaped and approachable tangible. In the meantime, no one can resist the thoughtful appeal of the work, a proof of Xue’s inventiveness.
Collection National Gallery The Netherlands