Pei-Yao Chang

the sublime, after all



2023 - ongoing
mixed medium



‘The sublime is not an ontology but a phenomenology, not a special essence of certain things but rather an experience of a particular kind, born out of the encounter between consciousness and the world.’[1]






[1] Levine, Steven Z. “Seascapes of the Sublime: Vernet, Monet, and the Oceanic Feeling.” New Literary History, vol. 16, no. 2, 1985, pp. 377–400. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/468752. Accessed 15 Jan. 2024.











Unitited, 2023 

Oil on found board
31.5 x 23 x 2.5 cm (framed)








Seascape I (Margate), 2023

Oil on canvas board
27.5 x 22.5 x 2.2 cm (framed)
Seascape II (Margate), 2023

Oil on canvas board
27.5 x 22.5 x 2.2 cm (framed)