b. 1964, China

Miao Xiaochun Biography

Miao Xiaochun is renowned for his photographs of contemporary China, vast cityscapes which record technological development, painting an alien view of his homeland and envisioning a new dynastic era.

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Printed in black and white. Miao’s photos conceive the celestial as a silvery futuristic tableau that’s enchantingly serene and threateningly industrial. In combining the sublime awe of religious painting with malevolent science fiction theme, Miao uses photography to engage the viewer in an ultra-modern way. In using digital process to create his subject ‘from scratch’, Miao’s photographs authenticate a virtual world rather than document reality. Similar to video game graphics and ‘screen shots’, Miao’s images involve the viewer by casting them as ‘avatars’ within the action. 

Miao Xiaochun Featured Artworks

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Music and Wine by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork painting
Miao Xiaochun Music and Wine, 2016 Acrylic on linen
11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
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Blind by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork painting
Miao Xiaochun Blind, 2015 Acrylic on linen
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
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Boxing by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork painting
Miao Xiaochun Boxing, 2015 Acrylic on linen
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
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Blind Men and An Elephant (left) by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork painting
Miao Xiaochun Blind Men and An Elephant (left), 2016 Acrylic on linen
39 3/8 x 59 inches
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Make an hour with a week of your life by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork sculpture
Miao Xiaochun Make an hour with a week of your life, 2019 3D print, photopolymer resin
18 x 46 x 30 cm
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Extrude milk equal to a quarter hour by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork sculpture
Miao Xiaochun Extrude milk equal to a quarter hour, 2019 3D print, photopolymer resin
47 x 35 x 37 cm
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Crossing this vast earth at the moment of 10 seconds by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork sculpture
Miao Xiaochun Crossing this vast earth at the moment of 10 seconds, 2019 3D print, photopolymer resin
17 x 81 x 32 cm
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Ah time! by Miao Xiaochun contemporary artwork sculpture
Miao Xiaochun Ah time!, 2019 3D print, photopolymer resin
36 x 17 x 17 cm
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