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Guoqiang Cai

 (born 1957)
Guoqiang Cai is active/lives in New York / China.  Guoqiang Cai is known for installation sculpture, abstract painting.

Guoqiang Cai

Described as "arguably the most widely recognized Chinese artist of our Day", Cai Guo-Qiang lives in both New York City and Bejing.  He was raised in the port city of Quanzhou in Fujian Province where his father was a calligrapher and a worker in a book store.  During the Cultural Revolution, young Guo-Qiang participated in many parades and demonstrations, but the Revolution ended when he was age 19.  He then studied set design, and acquired his life-long interest in expressing in his artwork themes of current, everyday Chinese culture.  Especially influential was his artist friend, Chen Zhen. 

Freed from government restraints, Gua-Qiang participated in the early phases of the New Wave of Art Expression in t  ...  Displaying 750 of 3713 characters.

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About  Guoqiang Cai

Born:  1957 - Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, China
Known for:  installation sculpture, abstract painting