Wang Keping’s Beautiful Bird Sculptures
Why We Recommend it
This exhibition invites viewers into the world of Wang Keping’s Birds, Harmony of the Forest and to understand their elegance, eroticism and humour.
Focusing on Wang Keping’s Bird series from 1982 to 2016, he explains that he sees birds within the trees through their branches and shapes. The creatural forms are an abstraction of actual birds and allow him to expose the details of the wood and its textures that they can lend to the sculpture. This exhibition invites viewers into he world of Wang Keping’s Birds, Harmony of the Forest, and to understand their elegance, eroticism and humour.
Through many years of creating and keeping aside his favourite bird sculptures to be shown for the first time together in Hong Kong during the Silver Jubilee of the French May. This group of works remains very special to the artist, allowing him to work with such simple shapes, almost a swirl of movement creating an undefined formation within space.