Xu Bing

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Seedy Showing   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Xu Baozhong, Xu Bing, Zhou Danmei, Zhuang Hui& Dan’er, Xue Guangchen, Kong Guoqiao, Wang Haiyang, Yang HongWei, Kou Jianghui, Wu Jian’an, Huang Jingyuan, Yan Jun, Guo Leilei, Fang Lijun, Liu Liping, Jiang Miao, Chen Qi, Zhang Qikai, Chen Xiaowen, Shi Xinji, Huang Yang, Liu Ye, Wang Yiqiong, Yang Yumin at Today Art Museum (TAM) August 7th, 2011 - August 19th, 2011
Posted 11/6/11
The sound of cracking coming from people’s mouths and underfoot was perhaps the first indication that there was something different about this opening. Today Art Museum’s galleries were filled with the great and good of the Chinese art world for the opening of The Second Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Prints, subtitled: Print•Concept. But throughout, while chatting and viewing the artworks on the walls, many were distractedly clutching small handfuls of sunflower seeds, cracking... [more]
Ascending Vocabulary   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Xu Bing at The Morgan Library & Museum July 19th, 2011 - October 2nd, 2011
Posted 8/14/11
The third and newest, largest version of  Xu Bing's installation is ever so appropriate at the Morgan Library and Museum's glass-enclosed Gilbert Court. The artist spent his childhood perusing books in university reading rooms where his mother was studying for her Library Science degree, and he is undoubtedly delighted for Pierpont Morgan's library to serve as a temporary residence for his work. Xu's relationship with books that began at a young age was not merely about content, but a... [more]
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