Pak Sheung Chuen
Pak Sheung Chuen's work has most recently been exhibited at gb agency in Paris (15 January 2020 until 18 January 2020) with the exhibition Taipei Dangdai. Pak Sheung Chuen's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; gb agency in Paris (29 November 2019 - 10 January 2020) with the name Activity of Matter and gb agency in Paris (01 December 2018 - 12 January 2019) with the name STREET, COURT AND PRISON.
Historical Context of China
China has always been a rather enigmatic figure in the eyes of the West, distinctive in its cultural and political institutions and quite restricted in essence, but nonetheless representative of an incredibly refined and creatively rich culture. China remains a pioneer in technology and technical innovation, in the respective domains of the arts and sciences, and an astonishing number of innovations have been forged by Chinese artisans. This includes true porcelain, with kaolin as the main ingredient, which was developed in the early 1300s. It is not until 1722 that the Meissen factory in Germany discovered the fundamental elements of the recipe, thus enabling Europe to produce porcelain of the same technical qualities. The art and culture of the Maoist era, which would endure on for decades from the mid-century period, were employed as a mean for a number of propagandist ideals, serving the revolutionary communism of Mao Zedong.