Chinese, 20th century, male.
Active in France from 1986.
Born 1955, in Shanghai; died 13 December 2000.
Assemblage artist, installation artist.
Chen Zhen designed his installations to reflect specific locations. He would juxtapose natural elements such as water, sand, wood and stone with assemblages of day-to-day objects, usually their residue or waste, thus imbuing them with a sort of supplementary existence....