Shaoxiang: Walking Wealth
For his latest
solo exhibition at Plum Blossoms Gallery, Wu Shaoxiang will unveil a selection
of new works exploring the theme of wealth and modern consumer culture.
Not content with replicating the internationally acclaimed ˇĄCoiningˇ¦
series, Wu continues to explore new forms of innovative sculptural representation.
His new series, Walking Wealth, consists of life-sized human figures made
out of bronze-cast US dollar notes. With their distinctive body language,
these anonymous figures pose as witty commentaries on mankindˇ¦s endless
pursuit of monetary gain. Here Wu once again showcases his ability to
incorporate form and concept in new and striking ways ˇV a brilliance
that has distinguished him as one of the leading Chinese sculptors of
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