Gongxin Wang

Gongxin Wang holds a significant place in contemporary Chinese art history. As a senior first generation video artist in China, he has produced an accomplished body of work over the past twenty years and has had great influence on the younger generation of artists in China. He practices his rigorous deliberation of imagery with great attention to technical execution and presentation.


Artist of the B3 Exhibition ON DESIRE


Basic Color, 2010
5-Channel video installation, color, with sound, 15 min
Courtesy of the artist


‘Basic Color’ refers to red, yellow and blue: three basic colors along with black and white. Over the course of 15 minutes, colored powders fall on a partially enlarged human body, like a floating dust or fog that soaks the body and eventually starts dissolving it. The body becomes an indescribable anomaly, emanating a rustling sound.


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