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Zhang Huan - Ash Army No. 5

Zhang Huan
Ash Army No. 5, 2008
Ash, Steel, and wood,
23 5/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 3/4"
(60 x 40 x 40 cm)
Courtesy Pace Gallery

Many of Zhang’s ash heads are meant to represent general types, rather than individuals. He has that Ash Army No. 5 "depicts a member of the People’s Liberation Army, something that was in my heart when I was still in my childhood. It is my memory from the past."