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12,000 Sheets of Wrinkled Rice Paper Drape Around a Monumental Installation by Zhu Jinshi

1 month ago   |   By Colossal

“Boat” (2015), Xuan paper, bamboo, cotton threads, 18 x 7 meters. All images courtesy of the artist and Pearl Lam Galleries, shared with permission
More than 12,000 sheets of delicate Xuan paper form the ruffled exterior of Zhu Jinshi 's suspended “Boat” sculpture. The renowned artist, who's currently living and working in his hometown of Beijing, is widely regarded for pioneering Chinese abstract art, and this monumental installation from 2015 is a reflection of his conceptual, meditative practice.
Spanning 18 meters long and seven meters wide, “Boat” is comprised of wrinkled paper layers...
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