Born in Beijing in 1962, Zhan Wang studied at the Sculpture Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing from 1983 – 1988. He went on to study a MFA at CAFA, graduating in 1996. He now lives and works in Beijing.
Zhan Wang has been very successful in China and abroad. Interested in the emerging tensions found in the urban space as seen in the quickly developing cityscape, Zhan creates works that dialogue between new technologies and cultural traditions.