Zhang Huan - Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2007

  • Exhibited

    Milan, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Zhang Huan: Ashman, 7 July - 15 September 2010

  • Literature

    Zhang Huan: Ashman, 'exh. cat', Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, 2010, p. 47 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘I think concepts and languages really matter to art creation. Ash painting is my invention. To me, ash is not simply a medium for painting. It is the collective memory, collective soul and collective blessings of the people in China.’ ("Interview with Zhang Huan Studio" by Oversize: The Mega Art & Installations)


Skull No. 22

ash, charcoal on linen
100 x 150 cm (39 3/8 x 59 in.)
Signed, titled and dated in English and Mandarin 'Zhang Huan "Skull" 2007' on the reverse.

£30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for £30,000

Contact Specialist
Henry Highley
Head of Sale
+ 44 20 7318 4061

Contemporary Art Day Sale

London 15 October 2015 2pm