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A Splash of Calligraphy: Zheng Lu’s Steel Sculptures Will Make Your Jaw Drop

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When you think of Chinese calligraphy, you imagine delicate brush strokes on thin parchment. The latest work from artist Zheng Lu will make you think again.

In the gallery space, a monumental wave of steel confronts you with its simultaneous substance and delicacy. From a distance, the liquid forms the steel has been cast into look magnificent and monumental. But up close, the metal is full of spaces – cut out Chinese characters that form a collective skeleton.

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Omar Majeed

Omar is a staff writer at Visual Broadcast, and is particularly interested in photography, art and design.

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