Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: HandoutChinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: Handout
Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: Handout

How the ‘free, intelligent and full spirit’ of the Year of the Rat inspired Chinese artist Zhang Huan’s bold Lunar New Year piece for Hennessy

Western brands are increasingly tapping hip Chinese artists for millennial kudos – and one French cognac maker’s Chinese New Year commission has reaped a bold, six-metre canvas from a modern master

Topic |   Lunar New Year
Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: HandoutChinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: Handout
Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan presents his Eaux-de-vie work, at Hennessy's headquarters in Cognac, France. Photo: Handout
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