No big deal No.2 by Chen Wenling
No big deal No. 2
bronze, car paint
ed of 300
48 x 19 x 24 cm
$ 6,500 (inc. GST)
Chen Wenling (b.1969, Fujian, China) is one of the most globally acclaimed contemporary sculptors. He has achieved international fame from the late 1990s with his characteristic ‘Red Memory’ series of sculptures featuring laughing, naked boy figures covered in shiny, bright red vehicle duco.
Chen was trained at the Sculpture Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. Chen has participated in significant exhibitions including the Vancouver Biennale (2021), the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), and the Busan Biennale (2008). Chen’s works have been selected for Sculpture by the Sea multiple times in both Bondi and Cottesloe Beach in Australia. His works are in the permanent public collections of National Art Museum of China; Houston Museum of Fine Arts, USA; Denver Art Museum, USA; White Rabbit Collection, Australia; Western Australian Museum, Australia; ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark; National Gallery of Korea, Korea; Seoul Museum of Art, Korea, etc.