A 3D medallion representing yin and yang. In this depiction, yin is the dark and smooth glass, absorbing most of the light coming in. Yang is hard and rough, and light is radiated outward. What other elements of yin and yang exist in this simple composition? What is the relationship of sky and earth, light and shadow, figure and ground?

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