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A Conversation with Carl Cheng: The John Doe Company

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A Conversation with Carl Cheng: The John Doe Company

I think most artists in their most personal, private moments in their studio ask, "Whats my purpose on earth as an artist?

- Carl Cheng -

A Conversation with Carl Cheng: The John Doe Company

"My grandfather was the mayor of Canton and on my mother's side there were even more distinguished figures." All that was wiped in the Cultural Revolution and when Carl was five his family emigrated to the U.S. taking up farming in the San Fernando Valley. Cheng's story is fascinating. He now focuses on public art. "The potential of public art is to make us value what we have." He calls himself, the John Doe Company. It's far more than being cute; it expresses a much deeper perspective. { read more }

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