Zhang Dun was born and educated in the industrial northeast of China. Since graduating from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing, she has worked primarily in pencil on paper. Initially, she produced a haunting series of monochromatic urban landscapes inspired by childhood memories but has recently focused on large-scale drawings of fruit, primarily peaches and bananas. Greatly enlarged and viewed from all angles, her studies of peaches, four of which will be present at Art Brussels, are simultaneously highly-refined and frankly erotic, an unexpected development after the austerity of her early work

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