25 Contemporary Chinese Artists You Need to Know

Huang Yulong

Medium: Sculpture

Based in: Jingdezhen

Huang Yulong's ceramic renditions of Buddhas in hoodies and Maos in track suits fit symbols of Chinese culture with the trappings of Western hip-hop subcultures. They take advantage of and play on sometimes surprising convergences between the two, like the gleaming gold and silver surfaces that shine like Rick Ross' chains and a Buddhist idol, one and the same.

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