The character for life rises above a robust white cabbage. Mayumi Oda is well known for her teachings of organic farming and using food as medicine. The large white cabbage is a vegetable that grows to great size on her personal organic farm.
Mounted as a scroll in Nara by Shosaku Yoshimura using traditional Japanese materials and techniques in a modern composition. This scroll also comes with a custom-made kiri wood box titled and signed by the artist (hakogaki).
Age: Contemporary, 2013
Size: painting 20-3/8" x 13" (52 x 33 cm), overall 52" x 16-1/2" (132 x 42 cm)
Media: Mineral pigments on paper