China / Born 1975
Zhang's "Beijing Girl" series depicts the urban life spirit of young girls in the contemporary society. They look beautiful and innocent, however, they are rebellious and look at the world with haughty eyes. In his works, Zhang uses fine and realistic painting skills to present a strong character of the contemporary young girl, and they are likely to push against the conservative tradition. Although they appear poised and calm, they are thrilled at the potential of their inherent of beauty.