This fibre-reinforced plastic sculpture is a self portrait of its artist juxtaposed with the form of a cat in bright yellow glossy finish. Its large round head sits directly on equally large human feet, but the stance is that of a cat. The work is surrealist and amusing if not slightly off-putting due to Pianzi’s grin. A series of similar sculptures have been created by the artist in black and red.
A photographer turned sculptor, Pianzi AKA Zhang Zhong works in the style of post-Mao visual art out of the ColorLoft in Shanghai.Read more