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

Posted in Book from the Sky, Current Exhibition 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!

Upcoming Exhibitions and Lectures : SCAD and FIU Frost Art Museum

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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: A Retrospective, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (Jan. 25–Apr. 20, 2014)

Xu Bing at TFAM preparing the chalkboard for his "Square Word Calligraphy Classroom"

Xu Bing at TFAM preparing the chalkboard for his “Square Word Calligraphy Classroom”

 

This spring, Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) presented Xu Bing: A Retrospective, Asia’s first large-scale solo exhibition of Xu Bing’s work. The exhibition was curated by the Museum’s senior curator and art critic Chia Chi Jason Wang. The exhibition included such major works as Xu Bing’s Book from the Sky, Ghosts Pounding the Wall, 1st Class and massive new installation of Background Story series. Xu Bing: Art As a Form of Thinking, a lecture by noted scholar John Rajchman, Columbia University, investigated the way various modes of thinking are given play in Xu Bing’s creative practice.

A small booklet and checklist produced by TFAM in English and Traditional Chinese is available for download here.

The Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Arts of China Gallery Grand Opening, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Posted in Book from the Sky, Current Exhibition by xubing on November 1, 2010

 

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has recently opened its newly constructed Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Arts of China Gallery, three adjoining rooms that showcase the Museum’s growing collection of Chinese Art.

Volumes of Xu Bing’s Book from the Sky (1987-1991) will be displayed alongside a new commission by Cai Guo-Qiang and a recent video work by Yang Fudong. The galleries will also include stunning examples of traditional Chinese sculpture and painting.

The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan (Sept. 5-Nov. 23, 2009)

Posted in Book from the Sky, Forest Project, Past Exhibition by xubing on September 11, 2009

The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale in Fukoka, Japan is currently featuring works from Xu Bing’s Forest Project as well as portions of Book from the Sky from the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum collection.

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