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“Tianshu: passages in the making of a book,” an in-depth study of Xu Bing’s landmark work “Book from the Sky” now available

Posted in Book from the Sky, Past Exhibitions, Publication by xubing on July 29, 2009
"Tianshu: passages in the making of a book," an in-depth, multi-disciplinary study of Xu Bing's landmark work is now available.

Tianshu: passages in the making of a book (ISBN: 0-9550852-9-2), an in-depth scholarly analysis of Xu Bing’s landmark installation work Book from the Sky or 天书=Tianshu (1987-1991), published by Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., is now available through Worldwide Books.

This 177 page monographic publication includes full-color plates, essays by Xu Bing, John Cayley (Brown University), Lydia Liu (Columbia University), Haun Saussy (Yale University) and Wu Hung (University of Chicago), edited by Katherine Spears and with a forward by John Koh Appendices include exhibition history, bibliography and object information for Book from the Sky.

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