Pantheon, 2014

Pantheon, 2014
Mon, 06/28/2021 – 15:43

Like the Great Pyramids in Giza or the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Rome’s Pantheon was not intended for ordinary people. In a series of oil paintings, Shi Zhiying compares the architectures of sacred sites she has visited around the globe, often highlighting repeated forms found within each monument. Though created for different deities, spanning distant cultures and time periods, these spaces each demonstrate a desire to connect with a greater force through architecture.

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Shi Zhiying
China, b. 1979
Pantheon, 2014
Oil on canvas
Yuz Foundation Collection

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