Zhan Wang | the artist

The artist Zhan Wang
Born 1962, , Beijing.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects,

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Ornamental Rock

As someone who has lived all his life in Beijing, I have seen this regime demolishing non-stop. They don’t let you choose a place and make it special and meaningful; sooner or later, they will take it down. By trying to reach a level of western-oriented modernization, we are destroying the continuity of our own tradition.

Zhan Wang is among the most respected artists in China, having become world-renown for his stainless steel sculptures of “scholars rocks,” the graceful, craggy boulders found in several provinces around China that seem to have been sculpted by natural forces into complex forms worthy of thoughtful contemplation–almost like mental or spiritual landscapes...