Gao Xiao-Wu

1976 born in China・Fujian

Gao Xiaowu was born in Fujian Province, China in 1976, and graduated from Xia Men Art Academy majored in sculpture in 1999. Having studied sculpture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2004 for one year, he lives and works in Beijing ever since. His artistic notion is "The moment that is". He believes that art belongs to everyone. His work are full of humor and the core idea of his work are being good and honest. He also believes that art should not be direct, but to use metaphors, and art must be out of rational thinking. His work are related with concern, criticism and reflection of social issues out of a society. His earlier work are "Standard Age", "City Dreams", and "Our Generation". His most recent work are "Soft Violence", "Discrepancy" and "Rebirth".