Sculptor of stainless steel ‘Rises’ to the occasion

Thom Loree - March 08, 2013

"Rising" sculpture

The sculpture "Rising" by Chinese artist Zhang Huan,  was designed as “a philosophical reflection of the world around us,” according to the description on Zhang’s web site. Consisting entirely of mirror-polished stainless steel (Type 316, UNS S31600), the work depicts innumerable doves in flight, the symbol of world peace, and a twisted tree branch that resembles the body of a dragon. “

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