Limited Edition: 027 of 999,
++ Signature on the Sculpture by Artist Xiang Jing
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Art Description: The Artist uncovers the human innocence and purity of childhood in her “I Have Seen Happiness” sculpture series. The addition of bunny ears in the girl’s hair not only highlights the fantasies that one associates with childhood but also serves as a symbol of comfort and sentiment. A ghost of a smile graces the young girl’s face as she lifts her head to the sky and closes her eyes as if frozen in a moment of delight. She reminds us that happiness need not always be seen with our eyes, but with our pure and sincere hearts.
This piece is created by paying tribute to Piet Mondrian (1872–1944).
Dimensions: Width 27cm x Depth 25cm x Height 28cm
Artist: Xiang Jing
Born in Beijing in 1968, Xiang Jing graduated from the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts Sculpture Department in 1995. She was a lecturer at the Fine Art College of Shanghai Normal University from 1999 to 2007. Xiang Jing founded Xiang Jing + Qu Guangci (X+Q) Sculpture Studio in 2007, and later the art brand X+Q Art in 2010, with her husband and artist Qu Guangxi. Xiang Jing now works and lives in Beijing.
Xiang Jing has held solo exhibitions at numerous institutions and establishments, including The Long Museum (West Bund, Shanghai) (2017), Beijing Minsheng Art Museum (2016), Lehmann Maupin Gallery Hong Kong (2015), Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (2013), Gao Magee Gallery Madrid (2012), Today Art Museum Beijing (2011), Tang Contemporary Art Beijing, Hong Kong, Bangkok (2008), and the Shanghai Art Museum (2006). Xiang’s works are also exhibited at various museums in the US, the UK, Germany, Japan, Norway, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Austria, etc.
In 2010 One of her sculptures sold for 6.27 million RMB, breaking the highest record of Chinese sculpture auction record.
More about the Artist:
Annie Wong Art Foundation, Vancouver, Canada
CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
Chazen Museum of Art, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, United States
JUT Group Collection, Taiwan
Liu-HaiSu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Long Museum, Shanghai, China
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China
OCT Group Collection, Shenzhen, China
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China
Shanghai World Expo Permanent Collection, Shanghai, China
Tan Guobin Contemporary Art Museum, Changsha, China
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China
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