Xu Bing Studio Blog

ARTnews Shelfie Project: Art-World Luminaries Pose With Their Books

Posted in Online Curated, Uncategorized by xubing on June 17, 2014

Xu Bing in front of his personal library in Beijing.

To launch the Summer Reading Roundup, ARTnews asked Xu Bing and many other art insiders including Elektra KB (Artist), Jerry Saltz (Art critic, New York Magazine), Jiajia Fei (Digital Marketing Manager, Guggenheim Museum), Frohawk Two Feathers (Artist), Deborah Kass (Artist), Robert Storr (Dean, Yale School of Art), Janine Antoni (Artist),Thomas Lax, (Assistant Curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem), Sofia Maldonado (Artist), John Zinsser (Painter, former co-editor of the Journal of Contemporary Art, 1988) Doreen Remen (Art Production Fund, Art Markit), Carlos Rolón/Dzine (Artist), Teresita Fernández, (Artist), Holly Block (Director, Bronx Museum), Manish Vora(Founder, Artlog.com), Cynthia Carr (Author, Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz), Matthew Weinstein (Artist), Saya Woolfalk (Artist), Glenn Adamson (Director, Museum of Arts and Design), David Ross (Chair, MFA Art Practice, School of Visual Arts), Toyin Odutola (Artist), Laurie Simmons (Artist), and Pablo Helguera (Artist) to take selfies with their personal libraries.

Click here to view Xu Bing’s selfie.


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.

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.

Wallspace* Features “Book from the Ground”

Posted in Book from the Ground, Online Curated by xubing on July 31, 2009

Wallpaper.com, the online presence of formidable British design mag Wallpaper*,  now features the curatorial dabblings of its most admired creative talents at its new online gallery Wallspace*. Xu Bing was recently invited to select and describe his favorite found icons from the wide-ranging icono-linguistic project Book from the Ground (2003-ongoing). Click on the screenshot below to have a look.

A screenshot of Xu Bing's contribution to Wallspace*.                                [CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO VISIT

A screenshot of Xu Bing's contribution to Wallspace* (Click on the screenshot to view the gallery).