460 x 460
Painting on textured card, assemblage
Gauze, canvas board, cardboard box, netting, twig, acrylic paints
The thief left it behind –
at the window
This is probably hermit-monk Ryokan’s most famous haiku.
He had returned home to his humble hermitage to find a thief had visited and stolen his few possessions.
But the moon! It hung in the window, impervious to theft. Poor thief!