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Zhang Huan  - Peace No. 2

Zhang Huan
Gone Beyond, 2008
Copper, 35 7/16" x 20’ 6 1/16" x 6’ 4 3/4"
(90 x 625 x 195 cm)
Courtesy Pace Gallery

Gone Beyond is marked by the seams between the sheets of copper that comprise its surface. As Zhang has said, "I like to keep the original characteristics of copper and the traces of the welding. For me, pieces of copper are like stitched skin after an operation."