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Sun Xun 孫遜

Magician Party and Dead Crow-Mountain - climbing, 2013

Ink and colour on paper
19 × 41 in
48.3 × 104.1 cm
Location
Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Sun Xun 孫遜
Chinese, b. 1980
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Sun Xun’s intense skepticism of historical narrative and disillusionment with the post-1949 “New China” informs the political and fanciful nature of his installations, drawings, and animations. Sun’s sequence animations are created by drawing, erasing, and recording individual frames and stringing them together to create a gritty narrative about an unidentified and ambiguous era. He carries this preoccupation with erasure into his wall drawings and installations, a metaphorical exploration of the ephemerality of art and a questioning of its inherent value.

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About the work
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Sun Xun 孫遜
Chinese, b. 1980
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Sun Xun’s intense skepticism of historical narrative and disillusionment with the post-1949 “New China” informs the political and fanciful nature of his installations, drawings, and animations. Sun’s sequence animations are created by drawing, erasing, and recording individual frames and stringing them together to create a gritty narrative about an unidentified and ambiguous era. He carries this preoccupation with erasure into his wall drawings and installations, a metaphorical exploration of the ephemerality of art and a questioning of its inherent value.

Sun Xun 孫遜

Magician Party and Dead Crow-Mountain - climbing, 2013

Ink and colour on paper
19 × 41 in
48.3 × 104.1 cm
Location
Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore
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