Sun Wukong, a monkey born from a stone, also known as the Monkey King. He is one of the main characters in a Chinese classical novel 'Journey to the West.'  One of the most enduring Chinese literary characters, Sun Wukong, has a varied background and colorful cultural history.

The role of Wukong in Chinese Opera is illustrated in this poster. In the lower-right corner of the poster, a monkey was made from clay and represents the fact that Wukong was born from a stone.  The Chinese name, 悟空, of this mythological monkey is embedded in the calligraphic figure at the lower-left corner.

Monkey King in different individual explorations

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