Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Hong Chun Zhang Hair Art

Charcoal and graphite "hair drawings" by Hong Chun Zhang.
Quote [Twin Spirits are large charcoal hair drawings, self-portraits of my twin sister and me. I use long hair to exaggerate our major characteristic and as a metaphor to reveal something that is beyond the hair. These drawings are presented as scroll paintings in order to accentuate the length of the piece and the flow of long hair. The larger than life-size scale creates a three-dimensional effect that extends the meaning beyond the surface. My most recent drawings and paintings on hair, however, is a new approach from personal to more universal. This time, long hair is meant to examine a woman’s complete life cycle].
[More about hair at Unscathed Corpse]

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