Sudden Awakening, 2006

by

Zhang Huan

© 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.

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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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