Crumbling Buddha

It’s a sculpture of Buddha created with ash from the joss sticks we use to pray to him. The artist, Zhang Huan, did it purposefully so that as the exhibit goes on, the sculpture will slowly deterioriate making the creative process more interesting than the actual end result.

Stolen from We-Make-Money-Not-Art.com

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2 responses to “Crumbling Buddha”

  1. htan21 says :

    poetic art at its best

  2. lovelesscynic says :

    that’s pretty hot. Am I biased or is Chinese contemporary art just hotter than Western contemporary art?

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