Sui Jianguo is active/lives in China. Sui Jianguo is known for portrait sculpture.
Sui Jianguo is an experimental pioneer who promotes modernizing the
artistic language of Chinese sculpture. He graduated from the Central
Academy of Fine Arts in 1989, where he is now the head of the Sculpture
Department. Despite studying and working under the academic system, Sui
persistently seeks to break away from traditional concepts and subjects,
and deeply explores the use of materials and modelling to establish his
unique, powerful style.
In Earth Forces, created in 1992, Sui reveals his understanding and
expression of captivity. As the thick web of rebars wrap around the rock
and bite into it, the two materials seem to merge peacefully with each
other, but there is a powerful force of resistance ... Displaying 750 of 2717 characters.