Shen Shaomin: I Want to Know What Infinity Is, 2011-12. Silica gel, breathing installation, lawn chair. 23 1/2 x 59 x 31 1/2 inches (60 x 150 x 80 cm).
"Through a similar methodology, I Want to Know What Infinity Is questions the urge to relentlessly develop and expand our economies at all costs. Similar to the way we strive for development, the old, naked, breathing hyperrealistic sculpture of a woman relentlessly strives for a perfect tan. In Shen Shaomin's eyes, the consequences of our constant need for development will change the face of our planet, just as the undying urge for beauty transformed this old woman's body."