Chen is an indelible name in contemporary art, whether in the West or East. In his mind, art could heal the human spirit, and once healed, that spirit could implement the ideals of a harmonious society.
Chen's works are profound. Viewers would have different emotions when the installations are performed in different places and times.
Ironically, this clock seems to receive more attention than any exhibition inside our museum. We receive letters or phone calls every month complaining about the punctuality of the clock.