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Yang Yongliang: Cigarette Ash Landscape

Yang Yongliang is a chinese photographer and artist. His latest installation represents the tip of a huge cigarette sculpture hung vertically. The form of cigarette ash is taken from three-dimensional collages of photographs.

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In the background, you can see han shui painting and chinese calligraphy, on top of which yongliang has layered images of modern, urban life.

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Seen in profile, the ash creates its very own landscape, reminding us of yongliang’s photography and digital artwork.


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