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Ren Hang 任航

Untitled, 2012

26 2/5 × 39 2/5 × 1 1/5 in
67 × 100 × 3 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Valencia , Paris
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Provenance
Nue Galerie
Valencia , Paris
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The photo is framed. It is edition 1/10.

The photo is framed. It is edition 1/10.

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Photo signed by artist himself and by the gallery on an authenticity certificate.
Ren Hang 任航
Chinese, 1987–2017
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Lush backgrounds and playful, provocative nudes characterize Ren Hang’s vibrant photography, which addresses the human form as both subject and medium of expression. Arranging bodies to create patterns and architectural forms, Ren subverted representation of the physical body with unexpected configurations of anatomy, often incorporating plant and animal life. Although Ren said his work was not intentionally political, his art confronts repression of sexuality and queer identities in mainstream Chinese culture, and he was arrested several times for its content. Throughout his career, Ren used an analog camera, shooting friends rather than models, and resisted ascribing meaning to his work. “I don’t try to get a message across, I don’t give my works names, I don’t date them. I don’t want to instill them with any vocabulary. I don’t like to explain my photos or work as a whole.”

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Valencia , Paris
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The photo is framed. It is edition 1/10.

The photo is framed. It is edition 1/10.

Signature
Photo signed by artist himself and by the gallery on an authenticity certificate.
Ren Hang 任航
Chinese, 1987–2017
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Lush backgrounds and playful, provocative nudes characterize Ren Hang’s vibrant photography, which addresses the human form as both subject and medium of expression. Arranging bodies to create patterns and architectural forms, Ren subverted representation of the physical body with unexpected configurations of anatomy, often incorporating plant and animal life. Although Ren said his work was not intentionally political, his art confronts repression of sexuality and queer identities in mainstream Chinese culture, and he was arrested several times for its content. Throughout his career, Ren used an analog camera, shooting friends rather than models, and resisted ascribing meaning to his work. “I don’t try to get a message across, I don’t give my works names, I don’t date them. I don’t want to instill them with any vocabulary. I don’t like to explain my photos or work as a whole.”

Ren Hang 任航

Untitled, 2012

26 2/5 × 39 2/5 × 1 1/5 in
67 × 100 × 3 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Valencia , Paris
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