Alexander Gronsky

Mountains & Water

Alexander Gronsky

born in 1980 in Tallin (Estonia)

For Mountains & Waters, Alexander Gronsky went in 2010 and 2011 to the edges of Shanghai, Chongqing or Shenzhen, these Chinese megalopolis where the agitation creates an almost chaotic disorder.Read more

Mountains & Waters is a series of large-scale diptychs: with an aesthetic close to the Düsserdorf School, Alexander Gronsky adds a Chinese conception of the landscape, more intellectual than descriptive. The diptych enlarges the field of vision and stays faithful to the duality of the Chinese mind: In chinese, the association of the ideograms “Mountain” (山) and “Water” (水) form the word “landscape” (山水).