Shadow of Knives
Contemporary by Angela Li is proud to present Li Hongbo’s solo exhibition – Shadow of Knives, a brand new series of metal sculpture and installation works by the hot Beijing-based artist.
The initial concept of this metal series came to Li back in 2007, the same time as he developed his extremely successful expandable paper sculptures series, during his studies at Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts. ”Shadow of Knives” is a warning he gives the society – human beings will eventually destroy themselves because of their gluttony and their abuse of animals.
In this series, the metal sculptures are in the shapes of knives with carved out parts. This read more