Lot 547
  • 547

Zhu Wei

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 HKD
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Description

  • Zhu Wei
  • China China (Painted Pottery Edition) 
  • i. signed in Chinese on the left foot
    ii. numbered HC 2/2 and dated 2008 on the left foot
  • lacquer paint, aluminum and sand

Provenance

Beyer Projects, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008

Catalogue Note

“Often times, Western perceptions of contemporary Chinese art are informed by Western perspectives that regard the Cultural Revolution as inhumane and barbaric, and socialist China as autocratic and ruthless.  However, there are still artists like Zhu Wei who follow their own feelings and extract artistic inspiration from their experiences of living through socialist China. Both representations of this era are true, but the latter is more individual and vivid; it is the depiction of life experience that can consistently relate to the people of that generation.”
Zhang Zhaohui 
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