contemporary art works
Wang Ziwon

Wang Ziwon, Kwanon_z, stainless steel, motorized mechanism, urethane, 20" x 11" x 16" (51 x 28 x 41 cm). ed. 3, 2008

This interpretation of the Buddhist incarnation of compassion (Chinese Guan-yin, Korean Gwan-eum, Japanese Kannon) displays the multitude of arms that speak to the boundless capacity for this being to help others. Each arm waves with its own distinct and delicate motion, as directed by the precision gearing.

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