Wang Du – Post-Fetishism
Tang Contemporary Art will celebrate the first anniversary of its Hong Kong space on October 1st, 2016. We are also proud to announce our solo exhibition “Wang Du – Post-Fetishism” will open that same day, featuring all-new installation work by Paris-based Chinese artist Wang Du.
In Wang’s view, contemporary society has become increasingly beholden to material goods, confusing basic values between people, between objects, and between people, society, and education. This materialism has come to infect its very nerves, sending the vehicle for the evolution of human qualities into the pit of instant gratification and material consumption. Based on his keen observations of society, Wang Du produced a series of “post-fetishist” artworks. The mildewed objects in the exhibition seem to signify absurd phenomena related to the intersection and alienation of humans and objects.
Wang Du (b. 1956), an artist born in Hubei province, China and having lived under Mao Zedong’s leadership, creates works that reflect upon an era of tightly controlled media, which persists in current times and in different forms around the...View Artist Page →