Tomb of Honour 160x160x200cm (2 sets) 120x160x200cm (2 sets) Alloy Steel
Externally, this sculpture forms a large human heart, made from over ten thousand fishing hooks. The metal hooks are all pointing inwards, so the surface of the heart looks smooth and polished. The glossy exterior of the heart provides a stark contrast to its jagged, hazardous interior.BIO
Born in 1978 in Chi Feng, Inner Mongolia, Zheng Lu graduated from the sculpture department of Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2007. He belongs to the generation of young Chinese artists that witnessed the rapid economic, social and cultural changes in China due to the opening of the country after the economic reform. Zheng Lu combines aspects of Chinese traditional philosophy and culture with Western influences. In addition to China, his works have been exhibited in France and the USA.
Moscow Image 1 credit: Gisha Galantny Moscow Image 2 credit: Vladimir Klabukov