Liu Zheng | the artist

The artist Liu Zheng
Born 1969, Hebei Province, China.
Lives and works in Beijing.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Gwangju Biennale,

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Biography and images.
Speed Boat Models’ and other works
The encaged Buddha
n 1994, Liu Zheng began photographing moments in which archetypal Chinese figures are encountered in contemporary incarnations and often in extreme and unexpected situations. The resulting series, The Chinese, portrays a society wrestling with the contradictions between traditional culture and modernization. The series presents a broad cross section of society including the wealthy, the poor, transsexuals, coal miners, opera performers, as well as waxwork figures in historical museums…

modern & contemporary artists © 1998 -2013