Item description for Where Heaven And Earth Meet: The Art Of Xu Bing And Cai Guo-Qiang by Xu Bing, Cai Guo-qiang & Zhang Zhaohui...
This book documents an exhibition entitled Where Heaven Meets Earth, comprising works by atists Xu Bing and Cai Guo-Qiang. Bing is known for his bold, calligraphic, teasing, thought-provoking pieces that challenge preconceptions about written communication; while Guo-Qiang's approach draws on a wide variety of symbols, narratives, traditions, and materials such as feng shui, Chinese medicine, dragons, roller coasters, computers, vending machines, and gunpowder. Curated by Zhang Zhaohui, the exhibition was staged in the Art Museum of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Also included here are recent pieces by the two artists, and an essay on their careers. A critical look at the works of two of the most internationally important and prominent artists from China.
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Studio: Timezone 8
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2005
Publisher Timezone 8
ISBN 9889808668 ISBN13 9789889808662
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More About Xu Bing, Cai Guo-qiang & Zhang Zhaohui
Born in 1955, Xu Bing grew up in Beijing. The artist's work has been shown at a number of museums and galleries worldwide, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2004 Bing was awarded the Wales International Visual Art Prize, Artes Mundi.