Chih-Chien Wang

Red Man, 2004

Artist
Chih-Chien Wang
Title
Red Man
Dimensions and medium
Inkjet print mounted under plexiglass, 1/7, 75.7 × 60.5 cm
Artwork description
Addressing the theme of the artist immigrant and evoking the cultural reference of the “Other,” Red Man depicts an unsettling image of Chih-Chien Wang against a white backdrop, his bare torso covered in red lacerations. Between an attempt to incarnate a local cultural referent (Indigenous people) and a link to Communist China and racist ideas, the work embodies the finesse of Wang’s aesthetic vocabulary, which focuses on manipulating and reworking the materiality of everyday life.

See Also

Loading...

Only a part of the collection is currently online and the artworks on display at the MAC are accompanied by the icon

The contents presented in this section are not exhaustive and may be subject to revision. If you have comments to share, or errors to report, please contact us at [email protected].

For information about copyright and intellectual property, or for a reproduction request, see our Terms of Use.