Xu Bing Studio Blog

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.


Huffington Post features “Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral”


Xu Bing’s “Phoenix” installation view at the Cathedral Church of Saint John Divine, New York (Photo: Joe Griffin)

Huffington Post  features Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral in the recent article  “You Had No Idea These Amazing Works Of Art Were Hidden In Plain Sight” .

A brief interview with the artist is highlighted alongside works by Nathan Sawaya, Jason KimesJohn Ahearn, Rigoberto Torres, Sally HellerOrly Genger, James Surls and Alice Aycock. 

Click here to view more informations about Xu Bing’s Phoenix at The Cathedral Church of Saint John Divine.

“Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral” Featured on Instagram Blog

Posted in Current Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Phoenix Project by xubing on June 12, 2014

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“Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral” is the focus of this week’s #artthursday hashtag on the official Instagram blog and their photo of the day. The blog post includes a brief interview with the artist and features some great shots of the birds by Instagram users.

Today Digital Art Museum captures Xu Bing’s TFAM Solo Retrospective in arresting 360 degree detail


Today Digital Art Museum has produced a panoramic tour of Xu Bing: A Retrospective, recently featured at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. With over 30 individual views, it is an engrossing way to get to know some of Xu Bing’s most significant works.

Click the image or here to take a look.

“Background Story: Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains” opens at Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing (May. 24-Nov. 09, 2014)

Posted in Background Story, Current Exhibitions, Exhibitions by xubing on June 4, 2014

Xu Bing working on “Background Story Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains”


Installation view at Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing


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Background Story: Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains recently opened at Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing. The exhibition is organized by the Inside-Out Art Museum and Jing & Kai,  and co-organized by
the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media, Cornell University, Life Bookstore and SDX Joint Publishing Company. The exhibition features  scholarship on Xu Bing’s Background Story series as well as materialsdetailing the process of creating these works over the last ten years, in addition to the dramatic presentation of Xu Bing’s Background Story version of Huang Gongwang’s 14th century masterwork
Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains.
Click here to view Xu Bing discussing this exhibition with CAFA Artinfo,