Sheet Lead, 38 x 5 x 38 cm
About the artwork
Composed of sheet lead, the Rose which Cai Zhisong creates is undeniably lovely, yet poisonous and drained of color. The artist implores his audience to take heed: "Please think carefully when you are searching for love".
About the artist
Cai Zhi Song was born in 1972 in Shenyang Liaoning Province, China and graduated from the Sculpture Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1997. He then taught at the university from 1998-2008. A sculpture artist whose powerful work has gained him international recognition, Cai Zhi Song was the first Chinese artist to win the prestigious Taylor prize at the Paris Autumn Salon in Eiffel-Branly - a highly coveted award that is given to only one distinguished artist every year. Created with great technical skill and originality, Cai Zhisong's impressive sculptures have been exhibited the world over and are part of numerous prestigious private and public collections.Go to Cai Zhi Song's profile ›