huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09
 
huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09
jul 02, 2009

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

buddha’s hands, 2006 image © designboom

 

 

 

huang yong ping – french artist of chinese origin is exhibiting as part of arsenale at venice art biennale 09. ping’s work has its roots in confrontation, contrast, exchange, and the coexistence of different cultural and spiritual worlds. his oversize recreations  of the hand of buddha is made from a type of cedar tree traditionally used in chinese  medicine, that dwell in the ambiguity of references to both spiritual and earthly realms.

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

huang yong ping: 'buddha's hands' at venice art biennale 09

image © designboom

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