Ah Xian Has Created Painted Busts Using White Porcelain

By: Jana Pijak - Nov 4, 2014
References: craftaustralia.org.au & thisiscolossal
Ah Xian's porcelain bust sculptures look to Asian traditions for reference. The art pieces are inspired by China's rich history and culture and are a modern translation of the nation's ancient porcelain designs. Based in China, Ah Xian creates his sculptural masterpieces using a combination of porcelain, bronze and concrete materials that are often sealed with lacquer.

Featuring the classic mix of white and cobalt blue, the artist's porcelain bust creations are lifelike and captivating, Whether capturing human characteristics or depicting real emotions, Ah Xian illustrates his immense talent through his creations. His painted bust sculptures marry Easter and Western influences and are a contemporary translation of the artist's Chinese heritage and the symbolism that is associated with its history.