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Lesson from Mother Earth
Marsidi bin Omar
■Year 2000
■Medium gold leaf and oil on canvas
■Size (cm)
The artist's parents used to sell coconut powder wrapped in the leaf of the flower painted in the background of the work. Patterns of traditional embroidery are superimposed on the flowers and leaves. The golden paint indicates the golden thread used in embroidery. The dim and smoky effect of the painting reflects the recent environmental pollution.
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