09/20/2013 05:23 pm ET Updated Nov 20, 2013

82nd & Fifth: ETERNITY by Maxwell K. Hearn

This scroll depicts a serene landscape featuring the roof of a temple surrounded by trees, a watery expanse, and distant mountains that dissolve into the clouds--but not a single human. "We've gone from the solid world into this confrontation with the ultimate emptiness of life," says curator Maxwell K. Hearn.

Look through the handscroll.