Zhou Li (b. 1969, Changsha, Hunan Province, China) lives and works in Shenzhen, China. The Ring of Life is influenced by Chinese calligraphy and abstract arts and uses the writing form’s elegant, ethereal lines. The sculpture contains 17 interconnected, ring-shaped units that symbolize an endless cycle of life.
Major support for the High Line Plinth is provided by Shelley Fox Aarons, Jennifer Allan Soros, Elizabeth Belfer, Suzanne Deal Booth, Fairfax Dorn, Andy and Christine Hall, Hermine Riegerl Heller, J. Tomilson Hill, The Holly Peterson Foundation, Annie Hubbard, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Donald R. Mullen, Jr., Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Doug Oliver, Mario J. Palumbo, Jr., Susan Scherr, Susan Viniar, and Anonymous.