Xu Bing Studio Blog

Xu Bing in Cambridge: Lectures and Symposium

Posted in Lecture, UK, United Kingdom, Upcoming Lecture by xubing on March 4, 2015

Xu Bing

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Science and Humanities (CRASSH) has invited Xu Bing to participate in a few events in Cambridge in late April 2015.

He will give  two public lectures  and participate in a concluding symposium. He will also attend a talk and reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate his visit to Cambridge.

The events are as follows:

27 April 2015 Lecture: The Reactivation of Tradition

28 April 2015 Talk and Reception: Xu Bing at the Fitzwilliam Museum

29 April 2015 Lecture: The Energy of Reality and the Creativity of Art

30 April 2015 Symposium: Chinese Tradition/Chinese Reality

For more information about the locations and events, visit the CRASSH events page here.

“The word is just an image” Xu Bing featured in CCTV America

Posted in Book from the Sky, Current Exhibitions by xubing on March 2, 2015
Xu Bing's Book of the Sky in  FIU's Frost Art Museum

Xu Bing’s Book of the Sky in FIU’s Frost Art Museum

CCTV America interviewed Xu Bing during the opening of his exhibition at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University.

His solo exhibition Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth is currently on display at the Frost Art Museum till the 24th of May, 2015

Visit the CCTV America webpage to watch the interview!

Xu Bing in New York with Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian institute

Posted in Current Exhibitions, Phoenix Project by xubing on February 17, 2015

Xu Bing has been invited the the Weatherhead East Asian Institute of Art to participate in two events on the 24th and 25th of February respectively.

On the 24th of February, five preeminent Chinese poets will the join the artist to discuss the role of poetry and art in contemporary Chinese society. The speakers will also reflect on Xu Bing’s current New York exhibition “Phoenix”.

On the 25th of February, Xu Bing and the five Chinese poets will be joined by five prominent American poets for a reading of poetry. This event will take place at the Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, where the “Phoenix” installation is currently displayed.

For more information, and to register for the events, please refer to the flyers below. 
Sound and Image: Chinese Poets in conversation with Artist Xu bing


Upcoming Exhibitions and Lectures : SCAD and FIU Frost Art Museum


Xu Bing will be guest speaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) as a deFINE ART 2015 program honoree. The lecture will take place on the 18th of February 2015 at the Trustees Theater.

His Solo Exhibition: Things Are Not What They First Appear will be on display at the SCAD Museum of Art from the 17th of February to the 3rd of July 2015.

Click here to access the events page on the SCAD website for more information

Another of the artist’s upcoming exhibition, Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth will open at Florida International University’s Frost Art Museum on the 21st of February. He will also be conducting a lecture about his latest work and the exhibition at the opening reception.

Click here to access the Events Calendar at the Frost Art Museum for more information.

Xu Bing is now on Instagram!

Posted in Uncategorized by xubing on February 4, 2015


We are pleased to announce that Xu Bing is now on Instagram!

Follow us at @XuBingArt and @XuBingStudio to get updates on Xu Bing’s art and news  about the artist.

Also hashtag #xubing #xubingart #xubingstudio so we can like and share your pictures on our page!


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