American conceptual artist,is one of the foremost figures working in the field of sculpture today. In past forty years, his rich and impressive oeuvre has spanned through diverse phases – which can seem like the work of several artists. One definitive principle of his work is the attempt to reconnect an object by radically altering its size, as seen in his works where he inflates everyday objects, like wine glasses and cotton shirts to humungous dimensions. His work is in all major museums in the world and his public sculpture works are featured at prominent public spaces worldwide and all major sculpture parks.
Since the 90s, he has brought this creativity into the politics of public space to install numerous site-specific sculptures throughout. Para Site Art Space is proud to present first exhibition in China, featuring the drawings and models of a number of public art projects he is working on in 2007. Completing a sculpture commission for the for the opening ceremonies, is also completing a project for the and , a large-scale public artwork for . has ongoing outdoor commissions in cities in the . The exhibition of Para Site Art Space presents models and drawings of six projects of .
More materials are available to view on site at Para Site.
The Archive Project is financially supported by the Project Grant of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.