Long-Bin Chen is active/lives in New York. LongBin Chen is known for sculpture-figure, installation.
Biography Long-Bin Chen
Sculptor Long-Bin Chen was born and raised in Taiwan. He earned a master of fine arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York during the early 1990s. It was while he was attending graduate school in New York that he developed his unique approach to sculpture in response to the cultural "media revolution".
Long-Bin Chen collects books and other discarded printed matter such as telephone books, magazines and newspapers which he then carves into his figurative sculptures and installations. He saves and reuses these discarded objects in the hope of preserving them sometimes in a more valuable form.
Chen developed a technique in which he carves the material and the results are often mistaken for wood or stone. Observers a
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