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Object chat: Fingerprints

In this object chat, Alexandra Nickolaou takes us on a virtual visit to see Zhang Yu’s Fingerprints at Wrightwood 659.

Alexandra Nickolaou is Curatorial Intern for Global Contemporary Art and Special Exhibitions at the Smart Museum of Art.

Zhang Yu, Fingerprints, 2008. Installation view, The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, Wrightwood 659.
Zhang Yu, Fingerprints, 2008. Installation view, The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, Wrightwood 659.
Zhang Yu, Fingerprints (detail), 2008
Zhang Yu, Fingerprints (detail), 2008
Zhang Yu, Fingerprints (detail), 2008.
Zhang Yu, Fingerprints (detail), 2008
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Zhang Yu making a Fingerprints work in Beijing, 2007. Photo courtesy of the artist.