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Lin Tianmao uses installation, textile, and mixed media to transform ordinary objects into sculpture. While often described as a feminist artist, Lin chooses to eschew this label, believing it primarily to be a Western conceit. Her work incorporates materials and objects typically associated with women: she binds and encapsulates household objects like tea kettles or bowls with white thread, or pierces and reworks photographs. Lin draws inspiration from Ann Hamilton, Barbara Kruger, and Kiki Smith for her largely textile-based practice.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Practice and Exchange: An Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary ArtUCCA
2017
Lin Tianmiao First Solo Exhibition in TaiwanNUNU FINE ART
Protruding PatternsGalerie Lelong & Co.
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Untitled (Bonsai Tree), 2012

Bonsai tree, threads, metal constructions
37 2/5 × 25 3/5 × 37 2/5 in
95 × 65 × 95 cm
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Paris, New York
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Medium

Lin Tianmao uses installation, textile, and mixed media to transform ordinary objects into sculpture. While often described as a feminist artist, Lin chooses to eschew this label, believing it primarily to be a Western conceit. Her work incorporates materials and objects typically associated with women: she binds and encapsulates household objects like tea kettles or bowls with white thread, or pierces and reworks photographs. Lin draws inspiration from Ann Hamilton, Barbara Kruger, and Kiki Smith for her largely textile-based practice.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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Other works from Galerie Lelong & Co.
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