Zhang Huan is a Chinese artist based in Shanghai and New York. He received a BFA from He Nan University in 1988 and an MFA from Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1993. Huan began as part of a small artistic community known as the Beijing East Village, located on the city margins. The group pioneered a new and controversial brand of performance art. His sculptures reflect his background in performance. Using simple and repetitive gestures, and temple music, he seeks points at which the spiritual manifests itself physically. His [...]
""Long Island Buddha" ~ is monumentally moving! I truly love this."
"Wonderful! Inspiring! Beautiful talent. My Buddha sculptures pale. But I am indeed inspired. I plan to sculpt again when a studio space is available in August. Wishing I had my own."
"pic a; richly laid to rest at the expense of many advocates. pic b; a withering pursuit,ideology or faith."
"I don't really care the "how" of art. Nor, does any artist. I do like the former commentary that "boat-slip" has spun. Positive and returning to the earth, as we are all meant. Zhang, this mel"