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     Golden Nugget  2017,  The sculpture resembles a traditional Chinese scholar rock made up of industrial materials, such as cinder block, steel, insulation foam, acrylic, spray paint, and bronze.    Gold nugget is a work of art paying homage to Chin's Chinese American Taishan heritage. The work itself represents a time in history touching on Chinese Diaspora and the journey to “GUM SAN” (Gold Mountain: America), materialism, the California goldrush, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the American dream, truth, deception, greed, struggle, ornamental objects scholarly traditions, spiritual practice, religion, superstition, paradox, and the role of art in our contemporary society.      Presented by  Destination Luxury Magazine  and  Los Angeles Fashion Week
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Golden Nugget

2017, The sculpture resembles a traditional Chinese scholar rock made up of industrial materials, such as cinder block, steel, insulation foam, acrylic, spray paint, and bronze. 

Gold nugget is a work of art paying homage to Chin's Chinese American Taishan heritage. The work itself represents a time in history touching on Chinese Diaspora and the journey to “GUM SAN” (Gold Mountain: America), materialism, the California goldrush, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the American dream, truth, deception, greed, struggle, ornamental objects scholarly traditions, spiritual practice, religion, superstition, paradox, and the role of art in our contemporary society. 

 

Presented by Destination Luxury Magazine and Los Angeles Fashion Week