Wednesday, November 25, 2015

From Nothing, Everything
Chinese calligraphy: "Wu (Mu), Nothingness." In Buddhism and Zen, "Wu”- nothing, gives birth to everything. So the nothingness is the origin of everything. It is full of life.

Original work. Unframed. Sumi ink on textured beige color Chinese rice paper. The white circle diameter is 11", the paper size is 13" by 13.25". Signed with the seals of the artist. Ready to frame.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Be Yourself, Be True
Be yourself, be true,
No other things need to do.
A loud thunder, a swift wind,
Life is all there is. Scattered raindrops on the muddy road.
Let it be real. Let it be you.
This full moment of you.
Don't lie any more. No time to be sweet...

Be yourself and be be true.
Don't be afraid. Just go ahead.
Sailing on the blue turquoise sea. Going deeper and further... Go ahead.

My heart is full of the beauty of sorrow today.
For the day is a new day. With or without me.

Be yourself. Be true.

~To a dear friend.
On a sad day.

Image: Dragon's Claw. 2012. On Artsy.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015


Chinese calligraphy: Love. Love is strong not feeble. It is more powerful than anything. Original work. Unframed.

Black sumi ink on rice paper. 14″ by 12″. Signed with the seals of the artist: “Tao (the way).” The calligraphy itself is professionally double-mounted on another piece of thicker rice paper, so the surface is totally flattened. Ready to be put into a frame.

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Yeachin Tsai - Recent Work/ Show Opening

“Yeachin Tsai’s paintings are exuberantly au courant. They are delightfully engaged with process and craft, transparency and movement, and the alchemy of colors as they hover near each other or overlap to create new hues. Their spherical shapes are believable buoyant in air or water and veer towards optimism even when rendered in a darker palette. As a collection, the works combine a sense of the scientific with aesthetics that allude to, but sidestep, the genre of pop art. They are not afraid to be alluring of playful as they address notions of physics, chemistry, and visual perception.”

imby, Oct. 7th, 2015.
Recent Paintings by Yeachin Tsai.
Opens concurrently with Maggie Mailer
Oct. 8 to Nov. 15, 2015
Artist Reception: Sat. Oct. 10th, 6 to 8 PM.

Location: McDaris Fine Art
623 Warren St, Hudson, New York 12534
212.518.7551 gallery
518.822.9896 fax

Friday, September 11, 2015

Peace - In Memory of the Day

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For a day like this, may we remember love and peace. Chinese Calligraphy: “Peace, Harmony.” Original. Sumi ink on golden circle. Mounted on cream yellow background.

Written directly on Japanese Shikishi board, ready to be framed; 10.75″ by 9.5″. There are golden edges around the board. Signed with the seal of the artist, which is an image of a bird.
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Friday, September 04, 2015


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Sharing a dream of universe. Stardust. Magic happens. Acrylic on watercolor paper, mounted on stretched canvas. The surface is varnished with MSA archival varnish to protect from dust and UV rays. Ready to hang.
Size: 14 H x 11 W x 1 in.

Talking Shapes


When the shapes are having a conversation. Each appreciates the existence of each other.
Acrylic on stretched canvas with textural ground. Size: 27 H x 27 W x 1.8 in.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Rose Petals

Screen Shot 2015-08-27 at 9.14.47 PMRose petals in the garden. Season is changing. The transition is inevitable and beautiful. Even though it is hard to let go.
Acrylic on stretched canvas, ready to hang. Size: 20 H x 20 W x 1.75 in.
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Monday, August 17, 2015

Ice and Fire

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Immense power happens when ice meets fire and fire meets ice. In a world filled with so much aggression, can the peaceful tears quell hatred?

Acrylic on rice paper. Mounted on acid-free cotton rag paper. Color theme: gold, black, turquoise, orange. Ready to frame. 
Size: 15 H x 19 W in.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Dot in the Space

A dot in the space. Primordial dot. Before everything begins. Before our thoughts get complicated and tangled. Before we start getting into emotional, worried, offensive or defensive, like or dislike... A dot is a dot; a dot only. All other line and shape and form come after that. A dot is free.

Sing the songs you really want to sing,
Do the things you really want to do.
Life is short,
Be brave, be confident, be radiant!

Sumi ink on rice paper (bamboo paper), mounted on board. The size is 9 by 10 inches. (Ready for hanging.)

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Sunday, August 02, 2015

Eternal Nowness 01

A mark in the space. A primordial symbol without beginning or end. The eternal now is right here; it is neither in the past nor in the future.

Permanent sumi ink on rice paper, mounted on acid-free cotton paper. Signed with the seal of the artist. Ready to frame. Size: 13 H x 15 W in.

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Birth of a Planet

Screen Shot 2015-07-30 at 6.18.54 PMThe universe is keep evolving. The birth of a new planet is always happening. Acrylic on rice paper, mounted on stretched canvas. The surface is lightly varnished for UV rays and dust protection. Ready to hang. This vortex is the second of the series. Size: 18 H x 18 W x 1 in.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Living as We Are in this World of Love and Desire...

From Amitayurbhavana (infinite life) Sutra: "Human beings live in this world of love and desire: we born alone, die alone; come alone, go alone. When we encounter happiness or suffering, we encounter it alone. No one can feel it for us."

Sumi ink on textured Japanese mulberry paper with golden flakes. The piece itself is beige color, 18" by 28", not mounted nor framed. Signed by the artist's seal: "buddha's heart." Ready to be put into a frame.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Non-Duality, Oneness

Non-duality, "points to the idea that the universe and all its multiplicity are ultimately expressions or appearances of one essential reality." The oneness between black and white. Abstract painting Contemporary Zen Circle Series. The size is 18" x 18" x 1". 

Arrives ready to hang. Painting is done with permanent gold acrylic and ink colors on rice paper, mounted on stretched canvas, finished with a light varnish layer to protect the painting from UV rays and dust. You can easily put it into any frame you desire or hang as is. Artist's signature is a round sea (against the black ground).

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Yellow is the New Blue

A symphony of colors. Yellow is the new blue. 
Acrylic on rice paper, mounted on stretched canvas. Ready to hang.
Size: 18 H x 16 W 1 W in.