Zhang Xiaogang, ‘Bloodline: Comrade (Brother)’, 2006, Print, Lithograph, Galerie Raphael
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Zhang Xiaogang

Bloodline: Comrade (Brother), 2006

Lithograph
37 × 30 3/10 in
94 × 77 cm
Edition of 99
.
€7,600 - 9,600
Location
Frankfurt am Main, Paris
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Galerie Raphael
Frankfurt am Main, Paris

Details: Original lithograph on wove, 2006. Edition of 99 impressions, signed and numbered. Size: …

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Zhang Xiaogang
Chinese, b. 1958
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Relying on memory to recreate a highly personal version of his country’s history, Zhang Xiaogang makes art that is as much about himself as it is about China’s past. The grim imaginary families in his “Bloodlines: The Big Family” paintings of the 1990s and his 2005–06 series of grisaille portraits in oil reveal countless narratives about the aspirations and failures of the Cultural Revolution as well as Zhang’s own emotions. Like the blank visages of the individuals in these paintings, Zhang’s brass and concrete sculptures of figures, as well as implements used for recording history (such as fountain pens, notebooks, and light bulbs, all 2009), appear compressed and distorted by memory, age, and some unknown force.

Zhang Xiaogang, ‘Bloodline: Comrade (Brother)’, 2006, Print, Lithograph, Galerie Raphael
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Frankfurt am Main, Paris

Details: Original lithograph on wove, 2006. Edition of 99 impressions, signed and numbered. Size: 94 x 77 cm. Published by Beijing Commune, Beijing.

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Zhang Xiaogang
Chinese, b. 1958
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Relying on memory to recreate a highly personal version of his country’s history, Zhang Xiaogang makes art that is as much about himself as it is about China’s past. The grim imaginary families in his “Bloodlines: The Big Family” paintings of the 1990s and his 2005–06 series of grisaille portraits in oil reveal countless narratives about the aspirations and failures of the Cultural Revolution as well as Zhang’s own emotions. Like the blank visages of the individuals in these paintings, Zhang’s brass and concrete sculptures of figures, as well as implements used for recording history (such as fountain pens, notebooks, and light bulbs, all 2009), appear compressed and distorted by memory, age, and some unknown force.

Zhang Xiaogang

Bloodline: Comrade (Brother), 2006

Lithograph
37 × 30 3/10 in
94 × 77 cm
Edition of 99
.
€7,600 - 9,600
Location
Frankfurt am Main, Paris
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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