Zhang Huan: Kunstverein in Hamburg

Among the first Chinese artists to turn to performance art, Zhang Huan, a member of the Beijing East Village community, focused, in his early work, on submitting his naked body to extreme psychological and physical situations Of late, theatricality and narrative have played increasing larger roles in his work, as in a 1997 piece in which he commissioned a group of farmwAmong the first Chinese artists to turn to performance art, Zhang Huan, a member of the Beijing East Village community, focused, in his early work, on submitting his naked body to extreme psychological and physical situations Of late, theatricality and narrative have played increasing larger roles in his work, as in a 1997 piece in which he commissioned a group of farmworkers to climb into a fish pond near Beijing, thus creating an image representing the flooding of cities by masses from the country.
Zhang Huan Kunstverein in Hamburg Among the first Chinese artists to turn to performance art Zhang Huan a member of the Beijing East Village community focused in his early work on submitting his naked body to extreme psychologica

  • Title: Zhang Huan: Kunstverein in Hamburg
  • Author: Hatje Cantz Publishers Yilmaz Dziewior
  • ISBN: 9783775712200
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Paperback
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