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You use a red cloth
to cover the eyes, and the sky
You ask what I see
I say, I have seen happiness
– Cui Jian, The Red Cloth
The Chinese art brand X+Q Art is invited for a special exhibition at Paul Smith flagship store in Paris to coincide with the Paris Fashion Week in autumn 2013.
I Have Seen Happiness, is an artwork especially created by the artist Xiang Jing and X+Q Art, personifies youth and innocence, inspired by the song from Cui Jian, the father of Chinese Rock. This sculptural representation of happiness is flocked in a rich red, blue, yellow and green, making it soft to touch. The sculpture embodies happiness, pureness and optimism, inspiring the pursuit of happiness and beauty in this word.