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The Allure of Coloring: Chen Zhen

The Allure of Coloring - Chen Zhen

The Allure of Coloring is a way to experience The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China from the comfort of your living room.

This week’s coloring page features Chen Zhen’s Crystal Landscape of Inner Body (2000).


It depicts a set of translucent blown-glass objects that look like a cross between human organs and scientific beakers. It is good to remember, though, that glass can focus light like a prism, and in the clearest glass sometimes you can see all of the colors of the rainbow.

If you post your creations to social media, be sure to include the hashtag #theallureofcoloring so we can find your work and share it with the world!