This Paul Chan Artwork

By: Jana Pijak - Sep 26, 2014
References: guggenheim.org & sweet-station
This keyboard sculpture transforms a classic learning tool into an architectural skyline. The piece was conceived by Paul Chan, an artist who is no stranger to surrealism and experimentation.

Chan challenges common perceptions with his unique and intricately constructed sculpture. The art piece is iconic and archaic, reminding one of the nostalgia that is associated with old keyboards and discarded technology in general.

After moving to Omaha, Nebraska from Hong Kong, the artist completed his studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Bard College. In addition to his impressive keyboard sculptures, Paul Chan is known for experimenting with film projection, typefaces and is also a recognized political activist. His work has been exhibited in the Guggenheim and other renowned North American galleries.