Known as Indonesia’s ‘mist painter’, Zaini
was fascinated with the spiritual nature of earth. In Landscape
, 1973, his quick and expressive brushstrokes create a sense of movement and rhythm, as if one is in a windy terrain. With large washes of blue and yellow, the eye is drawn to the horizon line far away, suggesting a field that stretches out into the distance. As the paint layers merge into one another, As the paint layers merge into one another, one might be caught in a transcendental experience contemplating the vastness of nature.