Sudden Awakening, 2006
  • © Zhang Huan Studio pour l'oeuvre de

    l'artiste. Photo Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage

  • © Zhang Huan Studio. Photo Fondation

    Louis Vuitton / Martin Argyroglo

  • © Zhang Huan Studio. Photo Fondation

    Louis Vuitton / Martin Argyroglo

Zhang Huan’s sculpture, "Sudden Awakening" (2006), is inspired by the face of the artist.

It represents a smoking Buddha’s head with closed eyes and calm features, embodying wisdom and awareness of the world.
The Studio of the Artist
Interview of the artist Zhang Huan during the visit of his studio in Shanghai.
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Zhang Huan

Born in 1965, in Anyang (China)
Lives and works in Shanghai (China)

Steeped in Buddhist philosophy, Zhang Huan explores themes relating to the mind/body connection and to cycles of life and death.

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